Helen Vendler Quotes

Helen Vendler Quotes: When I first heard Wallace Stevens voice, it was by chance: a friend wanted to listen to the recording he had made for the Harvard Vocarium Series.
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Helen Vendler Quote: The non-artists among us are always terribly busy, but finally disappear without a trace.
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Quotes about Helen Vendler: One could say that artists are people who think naturally in highly patterned ways.
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Quote about Helen Vendler: For the mind and the imagination, bookstores aren't enough, college courses aren't enough, the Internet isn't enough. Those resources are all governed by the tastes and needs of the moment. Only libraries take the long view, quietly shelving the unused with the used, knowing that one of these days the two categories will be reversed by a student's discovery of those hitherto undisturbed volumes whose contents will unsettle the learned world.
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Helen Vendler Sayings: I do not give the honorific name of 'poetry' to the primitive and the unaccomplished.
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