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


The most wonderful of all things in life, I believe, is the discovery of another human being with whom one's relationship has a glowing depth, beauty, and joy as the years increase. This inner progressiveness of love between two human beings is a most marvelous thing, it cannot be found by looking for it or by passionately wishing for it. It is sort of a Divine accident.

Horace Walpole

I can't stand cheap people. It makes me real mad when someone says something like 'Hey, when are you going to pay me that hundred dollars you owe me' or 'Do you have that fifty dollars you borrowed' Man, quit being so cheap

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.

O. A. Battista

Baseball is like church. Many attend, few understand.

Leo Durocher

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. In regione caecorum rex est luscus.

Desiderius Erasmus »

As long as we think we can save ourselves by our own will power, we will only make the evil in us stronger than ever.

Heini Arnold »