Quotes by Derek Walcott

Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. He received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Visual surprise is natural in the Caribbean; it comes with the landscape, and faced with its beauty, the sigh of History dissolves.

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Any serious attempt to try to do something worthwhile is ritualistic.

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The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.

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We make too much of that long groan which underlines the past.

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Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.

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