Quotes by Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton

American poet

Alive from: 1928-1974

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    Death's in the good-bye.
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    Even without wars, life is dangerous.
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    God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer.
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    God owns heaven but He craves the earth.
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    I am not immortal. Faustus and I are the also-ran.
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    It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
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    Live or die, but don't poison everything.
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    Need is not quite belief.
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    Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
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    Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance.
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    The beautiful feeling after writing a poem is on the whole better even than after sex, and that's saying a lot.
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    The joy that isn't shared dies young.
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    The sea is mother-death and she is a mighty female, the one who wins, the one who sucks us all up.
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