Quotes by Ezra Pound

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Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (October 30, 1885 November 1, 1972) was an American expatriate, poet, musician and critic who, along with T. S. Eliot, was a major figure of the modernist movement in early 20th century poetry. He was ...

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The curse of me and my nation is that we always think things can be bettered by immediate action of some sort, any sort rather than no sort.

Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.
The leaves fall early this autumn, in wind. The paired butterflies are already yellow with August Over the grass in the West garden; They hurt me. I grow older.
Winter is icummen in, Lhude sing Goddamm, Raineth drop and staineth slop, And how the wind doth ramm!