"Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility."
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"We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the dark."
"In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature."
"We have been a little insane about the truth. We have had an obsession."
"Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore."
"Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake."
"Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic."
"Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!"
"The poet is the priest of the invisible."
"The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence."
"Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them."
"One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important things to be."
"How has the human spirit ever survived the terrific literature with which it has had to contend?"
"As life grows more terrible, its literature grows more terrible."
"The imagination is man's power over nature."
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