Quotations by Amy Lowell

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Born: Monday, February 9, 1874
Died: Tuesday, May 12, 1925 (51 years old)
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American


A man must be sacrificed now and again to provide for the next generation of men.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Men, Man, Now)

All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Dreams, Books, Words)

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
(Keywords: Art, Desire, Man, Personality, World)

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
(Keywords: Men, Life, Heart, Books, Past, Reason)

Happiness, to some, elation; Is, to others, mere stagnation.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Happiness)

Hate is ravening vulture beaks descending on a place of skulls.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Hate)

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
(Keywords: Heart, Fire, Moon, Want)

In science, read by preference the newest works. In literature, read the oldest. The classics are always modern.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Science, Literature)

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

Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Loneliness, Pity)

Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Will)

Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Earth, Greed)

You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Fire, Snow)

Youth condemns; maturity condones.
- Amy Lowell
(Keywords: Maturity, Youth)







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