Louise Bogan Quotes

Louise Bogan Quotes: But is there any reason to believe that a woman's spiritual fibre is less sturdy than a man's? Is it not possible for a woman to come to terms with herself if not with the world; to withdraw more and more, as time goes on, her own personality from her productions; to stop childish fears of death and eschew charming rebellions against facts?
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Louise Bogan Quote: The measured blood beats out the year's delay.
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Quotes about Louise Bogan: Intellectuals range through the finest gradations of kind and quality: from those who are merely educated neurotics, usually with strong hidden reactionary tendencies, through mediocrities of all kinds, to men of real brains and sensibility, more or less stiffened into various respectabilities or substitutes for respectability. The number of Ignorant Specialists is large. The number of hysterics and compulsives is also large.
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Quote about Louise Bogan: Once form has been smashed, it has been smashed for good, and once a forbidden subject has been released, it has been released for good.
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Louise Bogan Sayings: ... how much of our inner substance is it good for us to give to public griefs? The whole modern tendency to agonize over the suffering of the entire globe is surely something new.
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Louise Bogan Saying: It is not possible, for a poet, writing in any language, to protect himself from the tragic elements in human life.... [ellipsis in source] Illness, old age, and death--subjects as ancient as humanity--these are the subjects that the poet must speak of very nearly from the first moment that he begins to speak.
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Sayings about Louise Bogan: It is almost impossible for the poetess, once laurelled, to take off the crown for good or to reject values and taste of those who tender it.
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Saying about Louise Bogan: The intellectual is a middle-class product; if he is not born into the class he must soon insert himself into it, in order to exist. He is the fine nervous flower of the bourgeoisie.
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