Quotation by William Carlos Williams

What is more pretentiously
or about which
we more pride ourselves?
It leads as often as not
to our undoing.
William Carlos Williams (1883–1963), U.S. poet. The Sparrow (l. 29–34). . .

The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams; Vol. 2, 1909-1939. A. Walton Litz and Christopher MacGowan, eds. (1986) New Directions.
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