Quotes by Marianne Moore

Marianne Craig Moore was an American modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and wit.

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We are suffering from too much sarcasm.

- Marianne MooreSarcasm

Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.

- Marianne Moore

You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief.

- Marianne Moore

My father used to say superior people never make long visits.

- Marianne Moore

If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is an artist.

- Marianne Moore