Quotes by Derek Walcott

Derek Walcott

Saint Lucian poet and playwright, winner Nobel Prize in Literature

Alive from: 1930-2017

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

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    Any serious attempt to try to do something worthwhile is ritualistic.
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    Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.
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    I try to forget what happiness was, and when that don't work, I study the stars.
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    The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
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