Anthony Hecht Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches



Anthony Hecht Quotes and Sayings

Anthony Hecht Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
Name:
Anthony Hecht (random)
Books & Videos:
Anthony Hecht Books & Videos
Type:
Poet
Nationality:
American
Birth Date / Year:
January 16, 1923
Death Date / Year:
October 20, 2004
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    A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice. Anthony Hecht | Refcard PDF
  • 2
    Children know from a remarkably early age that things are being kept from them, that grown-ups participate in a world of mysteries. Anthony Hecht | Refcard PDF
  • 3
    It doesn't seem to me strange that children should like the macabre, the sensational, and the forbidden. Anthony Hecht | Refcard PDF
  • 4
    Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated, which include all children. And so we sought for signs. Anthony Hecht | Refcard PDF
  • 5
    Poetry operates by hints and dark suggestions. It is full of secrets and hidden formulae, like a witch's brew. Anthony Hecht | Refcard PDF
  • 6
    There's not a good poet I know who has not at the beck and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that composes his mental library. Anthony Hecht | Refcard PDF

 

  

  

 

  

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