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Ezra Pound's Profile

Brief about Ezra Pound: By info that we know Ezra Pound was born at 1970-01-01. And also Ezra Pound is American Poet.

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A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.

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But the one thing you should. not do is to suppose that when something is wrong with the arts, it is wrong with the arts ONLY.

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Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.

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Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.

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I have always thought the suicide should bump off at least one swine before taking off for parts unknown.

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If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.

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Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.

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Somebody said that I am the last American living the tragedy of Europe.

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The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy.

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The worst mistake I made was that stupid, suburban prejudice of anti-Semitism.

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Allow me to say that I would long since have committed suicide had desisting made me a professor of Latin.

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Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even the most rigorous study of an art originally intended to make glad the heart of man.

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I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the poetic training, you know.

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If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates.

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If I could believe the Quakers banned music because church music is so damn bad, I should view them with approval.

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No verse is libre for the man who wants to do a good job.

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People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf.

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Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.

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Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art.

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Technique is the test of sincerity. If a thing isn't worth getting the technique to say, it is of inferior value.

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