Marianne Moore quotes

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Sweden,
what makes the people dress that way
and those who see you wish to stay?
The deft white-stockinged dance in thick-soled
shoes! Denmark's sanctuaried Jews!
At all events there is in Brooklyn
something that makes me feel at home.
swirling crustacean-
tailed equine amphibious creatures
...
the ocean, under the pulsation of lighthouses and noise of bell
buoys,
...
repression, however, is not the most obvious characteristic of the
sea;
...
When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal see ...
Egotism is usually subversive of sagacity.
Poetry, that is to say the poetic, is a primal necessity.
War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be real ...
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