Richard Aldington

Richard Aldington

English novelist and poet
Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you. Exploration is experiencing what you have not experienced before. How can there be any adventure, any exploration, if you let somebody else - above all, a travel bureau - arrange everything before-hand?More Richard Aldington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on his own dunghill.More Richard Aldington quotes [08/18/2010 12:08:00]
All nations teach their children to be "patriotic", and abuse the other nations for fostering nationalism.More Richard Aldington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Forgetting is woman's first and greatest art.More Richard Aldington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I began to write what I called 'rhythms' ie unrhymed pieces with no formal metrical scheme where the rhythm was created by a kind if inner chant..Later I was told I was writing 'free verse' or Vers libre.More Richard Aldington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

Quotes of the month

William Hazlitt A thought must tell at once, or not at all. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Ulysses Grant I would like to call your attention to ... an evil that, if allowed to continue, will probably lead to great trouble ... It is the accumulation of vast amounts of untaxed church property. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jacques-Yves Cousteau Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie every environmental problem we face today [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Magnus Carlsen I spend hours playing chess because I find it so much fun. The day it stops being fun is the day I give up. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Margaret Mahy I, personally, have found reading a continual support to writing. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More