Best Quotes by Wallace Stevens (Top 10)

  1. Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
  2. Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.
  3. Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires.
  4. I do not know which to prefer - The beauty of inflections Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling Or just after.
  5. The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream.
  6. It is not everyday that the world arranges itself into a poem.
  7. Reality is a cliché from which we escape by metaphor.
  8. The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
  9. The way through the worldIs more difficult to find than the way beyond it.
  10. The imagination is man's power over nature.

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