Edwin Arlington Robinson Quotes

Most popular Edwin Arlington Robinson Quotes

Life is the game that must be played.

life

Love that's wise will not say all it means.
— Edwin Arlington Robinson
A word has its use,
Or, like a man, it will soon have a grave.

words

Two kinds of gratitude: the sudden kind we feel for what we take, the larger kind we feel for what we give.
— Edwin Arlington Robinson
Poetry is a language which tells us, through a more or less emotional reaction, something that cannot be said.
— Edwin Arlington Robinson
There are—or there may be—
Two kinds of gratitude: The sudden kind
We feel for what we take, the larger kind
We feel for what we give.

gratitude

The world is . . . a kind of spiritual kindergarten, where millions of bewildered infants are trying to spell God with the wrong blocks.

the world

The world is not a prison house but a kind of spiritual kindergarten where millions of bewildered infants are trying to spell God with the wrong blocks.
— Edwin Arlington Robinson

religion