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


Action: the last resource of those who know not how to dream.

Oscar Wilde

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

Albert Einstein

The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute.

J. W. Fulbright

You can have it all. You just can't have it all at once.

Oprah Winfrey

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make yourself a happier and more productive person.

Dr. David M. Burns »

Question with boldness even the existance of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.

Thomas Jefferson »