Best Quotes by William Carlos Williams (Top 10)

  1. We sit and talk quietly, with long lapses of silence, and I am aware of the stream that has no language, coursing beneath the quiet heaven of your eyes, which has no speech.
  2. It is difficult to get the news from poems, yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there.
  3. In summer, the song sings itself.
  4. If they give you lined paper, write the other way.
  5. I think all writing is a disease. You can't stop it.
  6. Poets are damned but they are not blind, they see with the eyes of angels.
  7. As birds' wings beat the solid air without which none could fly so words freed by the imagination affirm reality by their flight.
  8. Time is a storm in which we are all lost.
  9. It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
  10. It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it; there lies the secret of the ages.

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