Best Quotes by Randall Jarrell (Top 6)

  1. A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.
  2. One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups, to a child, is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.
  3. The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.
  4. It is better to entertain an idea than to take home to live with you for the rest of your life.
  5. The novel is a prose narrative of some length that has something wrong with it.
  6. I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry.