Quotes by Ezra Pound

Literature is news that stays news.

Ezra Pound

Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.

Ezra Pound

Other Great Authors


How do we know when irrational exuberance has unduly escalated asset values

Alan Greenspan

One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.

Charles Horton Cooley

A man's dying is more the survivors' affair than his own.

Thomas Mann

To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery.

John Churton Collins

Be as careful of the books you read, as of the company you keep; for your habits and character will be as much influenced by the former as by the latter.

Paxton Hood »

I am a man I hold that nothing human is alien to me.

Terence »