Quotes by Howard Nemerov

Howard Nemerov was an American poet. He was twice Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, from 1963 to 1964 and again from 1988 to 1990.

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The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.

- Howard NemerovWomen, Success, Funny Quotes

It may be said that poems are in one way like icebergs: only about a third of their bulk appears above the surface of the page.

- Howard NemerovWriting, Poems

The nice thing about the Bible is it doesn't give you too many facts. Two an a half lines and it tells you the whole story and that leaves you a great deal of freedom to elaborate on how it might have happened.

- Howard Nemerov

Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.

- Howard NemerovShadows

A chronicle is very different from history proper.

- Howard Nemerov