The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters.
More Quotes from Salvatore Quasimodo:War, I have always said, forces men to change their standards, regardless of whether their country has won or lost.
A poet clings to his own tradition and avoids internationalism.
Poetry is also the physical self of the poet, and it is impossible to separate the poet from his poetry.
Religious poetry, civic poetry, lyric or dramatic poetry are all categories of man's expression which are valid only if the endorsement of formal content is valid.
In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man's dreams, man's illness, man's redemption from the misery of poverty - poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life.
The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
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