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Robert Hass Quotes

I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure - Funny Quotes
Chocolate is the answer. Who cares what the question is - Funny Quotes
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken - Oscar Wilde Quotes
Together is my favorite place to be - Love Quotes
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary - Work Quotes
A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her - Marilyn Monroe Quotes
I like me a little bit more when i'm with you - Love Quotes
What a beautiful world it would be if people had hearts like dogs - Dog Quotes
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Justice is the well water of the city of/ Novgorod, black and sweet  (Robert Hass Quotes) We don’t know our own story  (Robert Hass Quotes) There are either poems about sex/love or God  (Robert Hass Quotes) Haiku is an art that seems dedicated to making people pay attention to the preciousness and particularity of every moment of existence. I think that poetry can do that.  (Robert Hass Quotes) [Cesar] Vallejo was at least metaphorically killed by fascist forces, in the sense that he wore himself out raising funds for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War and got sick and died.  (Robert Hass Quotes) Fiction writers have their own world, and poets have their own world, and literary criticism has sort of passed over into cultural studies in the university, and so on. They seem more disconnected from each other than they did when I first began to write.  (Robert Hass Quotes) Take the time to write. You can do your life’s work in half an hour a day.  (Robert Hass Quotes) You begin to see that all of these things are connected: The kind of cuts that mean less environmental protection are also the kind of cuts that mean less musical education for the schools and that also mean more overcrowded schools.  (Robert Hass Quotes) Once you figure out something about the watershed, you’ll find out where the schools are going to hell, and the kids aren’t learning, and there is no money. Social issues, class issues, and environmental issues were all connected.  (Robert Hass Quotes) I think one percent of the population attended college when Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost and Gertrude Stein were at Harvard. Now I think forty percent of Americans have some college education. That’s an astronomical change.  (Robert Hass Quotes) I think that my responsibility to my art is to try to get it right or to push the boundaries of what I’m able to do in any way.  (Robert Hass Quotes) Environmental regulation looked like it was going to be under serious attack, and they were giving all of those speeches about getting government off people’s backs.  (Robert Hass Quotes) The market doesn’t make communities. Markets make networks of self-interested individuals, and they work as long as there’s more than enough to go around.  (Robert Hass Quotes) What Simone Weil said politics has meant all along, which means that you fight for 11 percent, 12 percent, 13 percent, that you avoid golden-age thinking and romantic melancholy and you just keep pushing.  (Robert Hass Quotes) I got interested in the question of literacy because writers are always moaning about why more people don’t read books. They long for the good old days when people read serious novels.  (Robert Hass Quotes) There’s a good deal in Pound’s and Eliot’s poetry that stood up even though their politics were deplorable. Or Pound’s very deplorable, Eliot’s kind of deplorable.  (Robert Hass Quotes) The record of poetry in the 20th century isn’t all that great anyway. Most of the poets who weren’t fascists were Stalinists.  (Robert Hass Quotes) When I came into the job, funding for the humanities at the federal level was being drastically cut. This was the high tide of the new Republican Congress.  (Robert Hass Quotes) Sometimes you have to be less ashamed about writing a bad poem than you would be about being silent.  (Robert Hass Quotes) In California in the early Spring, There are pale yellow mornings, when the mist burns slowly into day, The air stings like Autumn, clarifies like pain - Well, I have dreamed this coast myself.  (Robert Hass Quotes) The first book that really knocked me out was the ‘Brothers Karamazov.’ I read it when I was a senior in high school  (Robert Hass Quotes) There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry  (Robert Hass Quotes) A word is elegy to what it signifies  (Robert Hass Quotes) Longing, we say, because desire is full of endless distances  (Robert Hass Quotes) Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry  (Robert Hass Quotes) It is good sometimes for poetry to disenchant us  (Robert Hass Quotes) Poetry is a fireplace in summer or a fan in winter  (Robert Hass Quotes) Writing is an incessant process of discovery  (Robert Hass Quotes) When I was in college, I lost my scholarship one year. I had enough money for tuition, but not room and board. So I camped in the hills  (Robert Hass Quotes) One may prefer spring and summer to autumn and winter, but preference is hardly to the point. The earth turns, and we live in the grain of nature, turning with it  (Robert Hass Quotes)
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