Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Sunlight is painting.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Give up trying to make me give up
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.