Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
More Quotes from Salvatore Quasimodo:My readers at that time were still men of letters; but there had to be other people waiting to read my poems.
War, I have always said, forces men to change their standards, regardless of whether their country has won or lost.
The antagonism between the poet and the politician has generally been evident in all cultures.
Poetry is also the physical self of the poet, and it is impossible to separate the poet from his poetry.
Europeans know the importance of the Resistance; it has been the shining example of the modern conscience.
A poet clings to his own tradition and avoids internationalism.
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The real problem is what to do with the problem-solvers after the problems are solved.
Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.
One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.