Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Many of today's verses are prose and bad prose.
In reality art is always for everyone and for no one.
I do not go in search of poetry. I wait for poetry to visit me.
However, poetry does not live solely in books or in school anthologies.
The poet does not know - often he will never know - whom he really writes for.
I have always knocked at the door of that wonderful and terrible enigma which is life.
Narrative art, the novel, from Murasaki to Proust, has produced great works of poetry.
Evidently the arts, all the visual arts, are becoming more democratic in the worst sense of the word.
Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.