Thom Gunn Quotes

Top 21 wise famous quotes and sayings by Thom Gunn

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Thom Gunn quotes: The painter saw what was, an alternateCandor and secrecy inside the skin. The painter saw what was, an alternate
Candor and secrecy inside the skin.
Thom Gunn quotes: I don't think of sex as a self-destructive impulse. I don't think of sex as a self-destructive impulse.
Thom Gunn quotes: Many of my poems are not sexual. Many of my poems are not sexual.
Thom Gunn quotes: I haven't written anything in four years. I'm sort of dried up. I haven't written anything in four years. I'm sort of dried up.
Thom Gunn quotes: As humans we look at things and think about what we've looked at. We treasure it in a kind of private art gallery. As humans we look at things and think about what we've looked at. We treasure it in a kind of private art gallery.
Thom Gunn quotes: One joins the movement in a valueless world, Choosing it, till both hurler and the hurled, One moves as well, always toward, toward. One joins the movement in a valueless world, Choosing it, till both hurler and the hurled, One moves as well, always toward, toward.
Thom Gunn quotes: My thoughts are crowded with death and it draws so oddly on the sexual that I am confused to be attracted by, in effect, my own annihilation. My thoughts are crowded with death and it draws so oddly on the sexual that I am confused to be attracted by, in effect, my own annihilation.
Thom Gunn quotes: Deep feeling doesn't make for good poetry. A way with language would be a bit of help. Deep feeling doesn't make for good poetry. A way with language would be a bit of help.
Thom Gunn quotes: Their relationship consistedIn discussing if it existed. Their relationship consisted
In discussing if it existed.
Thom Gunn quotes: My old teacher's definition of poetry is an attempt to understand. My old teacher's definition of poetry is an attempt to understand.
Thom Gunn quotes: We tend to put poems into factions. And it restricts our reading. We tend to put poems into factions. And it restricts our reading.
Thom Gunn quotes: How sociable the garden was.We ate and talked in given light.The children put their toys to grassAll the warm wakeful August night. How sociable the garden was.
We ate and talked in given light.
The children put their toys to grass
All the warm wakeful August night.
Thom Gunn quotes: Ginsberg's Collected Poems contains a wonderful poem about making it with Neal Cassady. Ginsberg's Collected Poems contains a wonderful poem about making it with Neal Cassady.
Thom Gunn quotes: I think most men, heterosexual and homosexual, enjoy being considered sexual objects. I think most men, heterosexual and homosexual, enjoy being considered sexual objects.
Thom Gunn quotes: We control the content of our dreams. We control the content of our dreams.
Thom Gunn quotes: I don't know how to sit outside myself and test against a hypothetical self who stayed home. I don't know how to sit outside myself and test against a hypothetical self who stayed home.
Thom Gunn quotes: Direct me gods, whose changes are all holy, To where it flickers deep in grass, the moly. Direct me gods, whose changes are all holy, To where it flickers deep in grass, the moly.
Thom Gunn quotes: I was much influenced by Jean-Paul Sartre. I was much influenced by Jean-Paul Sartre.