Primo Quotes

Muriel Rukeyser

Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.

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I will try to be non-violent one more day this morning, waking the world away in the violent day.

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Women in drudgery knew They must be one of four: Whores, artists, saints, and wives. There are compo ...

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How can I look back and not speak of the stupid learning about birth? Of the stupid learning that pe ...

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Those who speak of our culture as dead or dying have a quarrel with life, and I think they cannot un ...

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I think there is choice possible to us at any moment, as long as we live. But there is no sacrifice. ...

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There has been in our time a lack of reliance on language and a lack of experimentation which are fr ...

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Always our wars have been our confessions of weakness

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Hollywood works continually to keep its standard of contempt for the audience.

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A work of art is one through which the consciousness of the artist is able to give its emotions to a ...

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Outrage and possibility are in all the poems we know ...

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Poetry is, above all, an approach to the truth of feeling.

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Whatever can happen to anyone can happen to me.

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In time of crisis, we summon up our strength. Then, if we are lucky, we are able to call every resou ...

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If there were no poetry on any day in the world, poetry would be invented that day. For there would ...

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