Amy Lowell Quotes

Most popular Amy Lowell Quotes

My words are little jars
For you to take and put upon a shelf.
— Amy Lowell

words

All books are either dreams or swords,
You can cut, or you can drug, with words.

books words

Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this: that you are dreadfully like other people.
— Amy Lowell

other people

What are poems but words
Set edgewise up like children's blocks
To build a structure no one can inhabit.

poetry

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
— Amy Lowell

art

Art, true art, is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.

art

For hate is old as eagle peaks,
And hate is new as sunrise gulls,
And hate is ravening vulture beaks
Descending on a place of skulls.

hate

Books are more than books. They are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men lived and worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
— Amy Lowell

books