Monday, July 21, 2008

e.e. cummings, "to be nobody but yourself"

to be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else,
means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight,
and never stop fighting

e.e. cummings

Monday, July 07, 2008

Ezra Pound, "Leisure"

The only thing one can give an artist is leisure in which to work. To give an artist leisure is actually to take part in his creation.

Ezra Pound