Edward. E. Cummings

American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright

Lived from: 1894-1962

Category: Artists | Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Edward. E. Cummings

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    Nothing recedes like progress.
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    A politician is an ass upon which everyone has sat except a man.
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    A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
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    Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.
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    America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
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    At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.
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    Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink
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    It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.
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    It takes three to make a child.
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    Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.
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    Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own.
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    The earth laughs in flowers.
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    when god decided to invent everything he took one reath bigger than a circustent and everything began
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