Quotes by Robert Graves

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Robert von Ranke Graves (July 24, 1895December 7, 1985) was an English scholar, poet, and novelist. During his long life, he produced more than 140 works in total. He was the son of Alfred Perceval Graves, the Anglo-Irish writer.

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If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money.

A remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
What we now call finance is, I hold, an intellectual perversion of what began as warm human love.
The award of a pure gold medal for poetry would flatter the recipient unduly: no poem ever attains such carat purity.
Cease from unnecessary labours, Saunter into the green world stretching far, Light a long cigar, Come, enjoy your Sunday While yet you may!
"Love at first sight," some say, misnaming Discovery of twinned helplessness Against the huge tug of procreation.

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