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American poet, 1914-1965

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“One of the most obvious facts about grownups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The Southern past, the Southern present, the Southern future became one of red clay pine barrens, of chain-gang camps, of housewives dressed in flour sacks who stare all day dully down into dirty sinks.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In the United States, there one feels free . . . Except from the Americans - but every pearl has its oyster.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is better to entertain an idea than to take it home to live with you for the rest of your life”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If we meet an honest and intelligent politician, a dozen, a hundred, we say they aren't like politicians at all, and our category of politicians stays unchanged; we know what politicians are like”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“President Robbins was so well adjusted to his environment that sometimes you could not tell which was the environment and which was President Robbins.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“I decided that Europeans and Americans are like men and women: they understand each other worse, and it matters less, than either of them suppose.”

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