Quotations by Bliss Carman

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Born: Monday, April 15, 1861
Died: Saturday, June 8, 1929 (68 years old)
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Canadian


I often wish... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
- Bliss Carman
(Keywords: Fact, Facts, Investigation, Tyranny, World)

Indifference may not wreck a man's life at any one turn, but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the long run.
- Bliss Carman
(Keywords: Life, Indifference, Man, May, Will)

Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art.
- Bliss Carman
(Keywords: Art, Joy, Self)

There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed; but you may note this fact, that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking.
- Bliss Carman
(Keywords: Successful, Fact, May, Passion, Perfection, Will)

What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
- Bliss Carman
(Keywords: Fact, Facts, Investigation)







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