Quotations by Isaac Rosenberg

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Born: Tuesday, November 25, 1890
Died: Monday, April 1, 1918 (27 years old)
Profession: Poet
Nationality: English


Being by the nature of my upbringing, all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity, crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Nature, Being)

I can only say that one's individual situation is more real and important to oneself than the devastations of fates and empires especially when they do not vitally affect oneself.
- Isaac Rosenberg

I can't look at things in the simple, large way that great poets do.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Poets)

I despair of ever writing excellent poetry.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Poetry, Despair, Writing)

I never joined the army for patriotic reasons.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Army)

I wanted to write a battle song for the Judeans but so far I can think of nothing noble and weighty enough.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Battle, Nothing, Song)

I will not leave a corner of my consciousness covered up, but saturate myself with the strange and extraordinary new conditions of this life, and it will all refine itself into poetry later on.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Poetry, Life, Consciousness, Will)

Nobody ever told me what to read, or ever put poetry in my way.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Poetry)

Nothing can justify war.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: War, Nothing)

Poetical appreciation is only newly bursting on me.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Appreciation)

You mustn't forget the circumstances I have been brought up in, the little education I have had.
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Keywords: Education, Circumstances, Forget)







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