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About Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound was an American poet.
Works: "The Cantos", "Ripostes", "Hugh Selwyn Mauberley".
Ernest Hemingway once wrote: "The best of Pound's writing – and it is in the Cantos – will last as long as there is any literature".
Arthur Miller had also stated: "In his wildest moments of human vilification, Hitler never approached Ezra".
His Personal Life
In 1945, he was incarcerated in St. Elizabeths psychiatric hospital in Washington for more than 12 years.
He was married once.
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Famous quotes by Ezra Pound
A great age of literature is perhaps always a great age of translations.Ezra Pound
And New York is the most beautiful city in the world? It is not far from it. No urban night is like the night there... Squares after squares of flame, set up and cut into the aether. Here is our poetry, for we have pulled down the stars to our will.Ezra Pound
Colloquial poetry is to the real art as the barber's wax dummy is to sculpture.Ezra Pound
I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the poetic training, you know.Ezra Pound
It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry. If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week.Ezra Pound
Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.Ezra Pound
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.Ezra Pound
Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing, the rest is mere sheep-herding.Ezra Pound
Religion, oh, just another of those numerous failures resulting from an attempt to popularize art.Ezra Pound
The real trouble with war (modern war) is that it gives no one a chance to kill the right people.Ezra Pound
When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound's Popularity
Ezra Pound was a famous American poet, who was born on October 30, 1885. As a person born on this date, Ezra Pound is listed in our database as the 12th most popular celebrity for the day (October 30) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1885).
People born on October 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Ezra Pound is the 379th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Ezra Pound's birthday, Ezra Pound is the 3307th most famous American.
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