Quotations by Author

Wallace Stevens

Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.

Everything is complicated; if that were not so, life and poetry and everything else would be a bore.

In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.

The imagination is man's power over nature.

To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life, and to think of it as part of life is to realize the extent of artifice. We live in the mind.