Quotes by Louise Bogan
Alive from: 1897-1970
Category: Poets (Contemporary)
Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.
Because language is the carrier of ideas, it is easy to believe that it should be very little else than such a carrier.
But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell.
The intellectual is a middle-class product; if he is not born into the class he must soon insert himself into it, in order to exist. He is the fine nervous flower of the bourgeoisie.
Women have no wilderness in them. They are provident instead content in the tight hot cell of their hearts. To eat dusty bread.
Subjects in these quotes:
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 593
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 102
American Poet 88
American poet 86
American poet, essayist, and journalist 73
W. H. Auden
American poet 70
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 68
American poet 60