How can you dare teach a man to read until you've taught him everything else first?
For poetry there exists neither large countries nor small. Its domain is in the heart of all men.
I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today.
Don't ask who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.
Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.