Alfred Kazin

Alfred Kazin

What need had the businessman to scribble or philosophize when he dominated the imagination of his time and the frantic materialism that was his principle of existence had become the haunting central figure in contemporary life?More Alfred Kazin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The writer writes in order to teach himself, to understand himself, to satisfy himself; the publishing of his ideas, though it brings gratification, is a curious anticlimax.More Alfred Kazin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We never know how much has been missing from our lives until a true writer comes along.More Alfred Kazin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What happens whenever we convert a writer into a symbol is that we lose the writer himself in all his indefeasible singularity, his particular inimitable genius.More Alfred Kazin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Brooklyn Heights itself is a window on the port. Here, where the perspective is fixed by the towers of Manhattan and the hills of New Jersey and Staten Island, the channels running between seem fingers of the world ocean. Here one can easily embrace the suggestion, which Whitman felt so easily, that the whole American world opens out from here, north and west.More Alfred Kazin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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