Quotes by Ezra Pound

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an expatriate American poet and critic, and a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement. His contribution to poetry began with his development of Imagism, a movement derived from classical Chinese and Japanese poetry, stressing clarity, precision, concision, and economy of language.

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Either move or be moved!

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A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression.

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The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.

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I have never known anyone worth a damn who wasn't irascible.

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The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy.

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