Edmund Wilson Quotes

Top 24 wise famous quotes and sayings by Edmund Wilson

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Edmund Wilson quotes: I am not quite a poet but I am something of the kind. I am not quite a poet but I am something of the kind.
Edmund Wilson quotes: No two person, ever read the same book. No two person, ever read the same book.
Edmund Wilson quotes: Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine. Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.
Edmund Wilson quotes: The product of the scientific imagination is a new vision of relations - like that of artistic imagination. The product of the scientific imagination is a new vision of relations - like that of artistic imagination.
Edmund Wilson quotes: They [the English] have a special word, "civil," for what is elsewhere merely ordinary politeness. They [the English] have a special word, "civil," for what is elsewhere merely ordinary politeness.
Edmund Wilson quotes: There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income. There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
Edmund Wilson quotes: At 60 the sexual preoccupation, when it hits you, seems sometimes sharper, as if it were an elderly malady, like gout. At 60 the sexual preoccupation, when it hits you, seems sometimes sharper, as if it were an elderly malady, like gout.
Edmund Wilson quotes: What a gulf between the self which experiences and the self which describes experience. What a gulf between the self which experiences and the self which describes experience.
Edmund Wilson quotes: No two persons ever read the same book. No two persons ever read the same book.
Edmund Wilson quotes: Capitalism has run its course, and we shall have to look for other ideals than the ones that capitalism has encouraged. Capitalism has run its course, and we shall have to look for other ideals than the ones that capitalism has encouraged.
Edmund Wilson quotes: In times of disorder and stress, the fanatics play a prominent role; in times of peace, the critics. Both are shot after the revolution. In times of disorder and stress, the fanatics play a prominent role; in times of peace, the critics. Both are shot after the revolution.
Edmund Wilson quotes: Keep going; never stop; sit tight; Read something luminous at night. Keep going; never stop; sit tight; Read something luminous at night.
Edmund Wilson quotes: All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely. All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely.
Edmund Wilson quotes: Marxism is the opium of the intellectuals Marxism is the opium of the intellectuals
Edmund Wilson quotes: The human imagination has already come to conceive the possibility of recreating human society. The human imagination has already come to conceive the possibility of recreating human society.
Edmund Wilson quotes: Every work of art is a trick by which the artist manipulates appearances. Every work of art is a trick by which the artist manipulates appearances.