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Amy Lowell

American,  Poet
Total Quotes : 14
Snow Hands Like

You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow.

- Amy Lowell

Happiness Some Elation

Happiness, to some, elation; Is, to others, mere stagnation.

- Amy Lowell

Art Desire Himself

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.

- Amy Lowell

Hate Place Descending

Hate is ravening vulture beaks descending on a place of skulls.

- Amy Lowell

Generation Next Sacrificed

A man must be sacrificed now and again to provide for the next generation of men.

- Amy Lowell

Cut Books Either

All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words.

- Amy Lowell

Reason Lives Very

For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.

- Amy Lowell

Youth Maturity Condemns

Youth condemns; maturity condones.

- Amy Lowell

Against Here Squeezing

I am tired, beloved, of chafing my heart against the want of you; of squeezing it into little ink drops, and posting it. And I scald alone, here, under the fire of the great moon.

- Amy Lowell

Literature Always Read

In science, read by preference the newest works. In literature, read the oldest. The classics are always modern.

- Amy Lowell

Alone I Am Moon

Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.

- Amy Lowell

Dreams Dreaming Brooding

Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.

- Amy Lowell

Earth Give Which

Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give.

- Amy Lowell

Never Which Let Us

Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.

- Amy Lowell