Quotes by William Carlos Williams
William Carlos Williams
Alive from: 1883-1963
Category: Poets (Contemporary)
Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents.
Empty pockets make empty heads.
It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
The better work men do is always done under stress and at great personal cost.
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