Quotations by Robinson Jeffers

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Born: Monday, January 10, 1887
Died: Saturday, January 20, 1962 (75 years old)
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American

Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature, but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us.
- Robinson Jeffers
(Keywords: Nature, Cruelty, Human nature)

He is strong and pain is worse to the strong, incapacity is worse.
- Robinson Jeffers
(Keywords: Pain)

Imagination, the traitor of the mind, has taken my solitude and slain it.
- Robinson Jeffers
(Keywords: Imagination, Mind, Solitude)

Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market; or the precipice.
- Robinson Jeffers
(Keywords: Pleasure)

The love of freedom has been the quality of Western man.
- Robinson Jeffers
(Keywords: Love, Quality, Freedom, Man)

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