John Berryman Quotes

Top 37 wise famous quotes and sayings by John Berryman

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John Berryman quotes: Ever to confess you're bored means you have noInner Resources. Ever to confess you're bored
means you have no
Inner Resources.
John Berryman quotes: The splendour & the lose grew all the same, Sire. The splendour & the lose grew all the same, Sire.
John Berryman quotes: Them lady poets must not marry, pal. Them lady poets must not marry, pal.
John Berryman quotes: Offering Dragons quarter is no good, they regrow all their parts and come on again. They have to be killed. Offering Dragons quarter is no good, they regrow all their parts and come on again. They have to be killed.
John Berryman quotes: This world is gradually becoming a place Where I do not care to be any more. This world is gradually becoming a place Where I do not care to be any more.
John Berryman quotes: The only happy people in the worldare those who do not have to write long poems The only happy people in the world
are those who do not have to write long poems
John Berryman quotes: We must travel in the direction of our fear. We must travel in the direction of our fear.
John Berryman quotes: The worse anyone feels, the worse treated he is. Fools elect fools. The worse anyone feels, the worse treated he is. Fools elect fools.
John Berryman quotes: Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made. Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made.
John Berryman quotes: One must be ruthless with one's own writing or someone else will be. One must be ruthless with one's own writing or someone else will be.
John Berryman quotes: I'd gotten used to hallucinations - but who can get used to the doubt that one of those dreadful visions is real? I'd gotten used to hallucinations - but who can get used to the doubt that one of those dreadful visions is real?
John Berryman quotes: Wishin' was dyin' but I gotta make it all this way to that bed on these feet. Wishin' was dyin' but I gotta make it all this way to that bed on these feet.
John Berryman quotes: Heartmating hesitating unafraid Heartmating hesitating unafraid
John Berryman quotes: However things hurt, men hurt worse. However things hurt, men hurt worse.
John Berryman quotes: Springwater grow so thick it gonna clot and the pleasing ladies cease. I figure, yup, you is bad powers. Springwater grow so thick it gonna clot and the pleasing ladies cease. I figure, yup, you is bad powers.
John Berryman quotes: A mind so dark it made one wonder if the Renaissance had ever really taken place. A mind so dark it made one wonder if the Renaissance had ever really taken place.
John Berryman quotes: The high ones die, die. They die. You look up and who's there? The high ones die, die. They die. You look up and who's there?
John Berryman quotes: I can offer you only: this world like a knife I can offer you only: this world like a knife
John Berryman quotes: Them lady poets must not marry, pal ... It is a true error to marry with poets / or to be by them. Them lady poets must not marry, pal ... It is a true error to marry with poets / or to be by them.
John Berryman quotes: What is the boy now, who has lost his ball, ... I am not a little boy. What is the boy now, who has lost his ball, ... I am not a little boy.
John Berryman quotes: That is our 'pointed task. Love & die. That is our 'pointed task. Love & die.
John Berryman quotes: My psychiatrist can lick your psychiatrist. My psychiatrist can lick your psychiatrist.
John Berryman quotes: He knows: he went over everyone, & nobody's missing. Often he reckons, in the dawn, them up. Nobody is ever missing. He knows: he went over everyone, & nobody's missing. Often he reckons, in the dawn, them up. Nobody is ever missing.
John Berryman quotes: We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place. We have reason to be afraid. This is a terrible place.
John Berryman quotes: I am so wise I had my mouth sewn shut. I am so wise I had my mouth sewn shut.
John Berryman quotes: I conclude now I have no inner resources, because I am heavy bored. Peoples bore me, literature bores me, especially great literature, I conclude now I have no
inner resources, because I am heavy bored.
Peoples bore me,
literature bores me, especially great literature,
John Berryman quotes: The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him. At that point, he's in business. The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him. At that point, he's in business.
John Berryman quotes: We are using our own skins for wallpaper and we cannot win. We are using our own skins for wallpaper and we cannot win.
John Berryman quotes: These Songs are not meant to be understood, you understand.They are only meant to terrify & comfort. These Songs are not meant to be understood, you understand.
They are only meant to terrify & comfort.