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'Tis the white stag, Fame, we're a-hunting, bid the world's hounds come to horn!
Fame
Ezra Pound

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A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.
Translation
Ezra Pound

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A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.
Genius
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A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.
Freedom
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All great art is born of the metropolis.
Cities and City Life
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AS A MIND, who the hell else is there left for me to take an interest IN??
Fascism
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Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.
Literature
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I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the poetic training, you know.
Bohemia
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I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
Madness
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I have never known anyone worth a damn who wasn't irascible.
Temper
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If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.
Literature
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Literature is news that stays news.
Literature
Ezra Pound

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No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
Books - Reading
Ezra Pound

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Nothing written for pay is worth printing. Only what has been written against the market.
Writers and Writing
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Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art.
Religion
Ezra Pound

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The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity.
Literature
Ezra Pound

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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.
Image
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The real trouble with war (modern war) is that it gives no one a chance to kill the right people.
War
Ezra Pound

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The worst mistake I made was that stupid, suburban prejudice of anti-Semitism.
Race and Racism
Ezra Pound

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Wars are made to make debt.
War
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With one day's reading a man may have the key in his hands.
Books - Reading
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You let me throw the bricks through the front window. You go in at the back and take the swag.
Innovation
Ezra Pound

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun