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All my life I believed I knew something. But then one strange day came when I realized that I knew read more

All my life I believed I knew something. But then one strange day came when I realized that I knew nothing, yes, I knew nothing. And so words became void of meaning. I have arrived too late at ultimate uncertainty.

by Ezra Pound Found in: Despair Quotes,
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Winter is icumen in,
Lhude sing Goddamm,
Raineth drop and staineth slop,
And how read more

Winter is icumen in,
Lhude sing Goddamm,
Raineth drop and staineth slop,
And how the wind doth ramm!
Sing: Goddamm.

by Ezra Pound Found in: Winter Quotes,
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Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.

Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.

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Literature is news that stays news.

Literature is news that stays news.

by Ezra Pound Found in: Literature Quotes,
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Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.

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Utter originality is, of course, out of the question.

Utter originality is, of course, out of the question.

by Ezra Pound Found in: Originality Quotes,
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Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.

Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one.

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If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's read more

If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's no good

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Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands read more

Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.

by Ezra Pound Found in: Books Quotes,
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