Amy Lowell Quotes (113 Quotes)


    If you love me, marry me
    Before the sun has dipped behind those trees.







    His starved life had not fitted him for joy.

    Even Pain pricks to livelier living.

    Hate is ravening vulture beaks descending on a place of skulls.


    You know I love yer,
    An' I'll marry yer as soon
    As I c'n raise the money.

    Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.

    Has your life too been waiting for this time,
    Not only mine the sharpness of this joy?

    My mother would
    call me "whore",
    and spit upon me; the priest would have me repent, and have
    the rest of my life spent in a convent.

    The loss so great his life could never heal.


    Let the key guns be mounted, make a brave show of waging war, and pry off the lid of Pandora's Box once more


    A man must be sacrificed now and again to provide for the next generation of men.


    I love the vivid life of winter months
    In constant intercourse with human minds,
    When every new experience is gain
    And on all sides we feel the great world's heart;
    The pulse and throb of life which makes us men!


    Eggshell trays where gay beaux knelt,
    Hand on heart, and daintily spelt
    Their love in flowers, brittle and bright,
    Artificial and fragile, which told aright
    The vows of an eighteenth-century knight.




    One I love,
    Two I love,
    Three I love I say .



    Do men find life so full of humour and joy
    That for want of excitement they smash up the toy?

    Life is what
    Might best be conjured up by the word: 'Hell'.

    Happiness, to some, elation; Is, to others, mere stagnation.

    Sexual love is the most stupendous fact of the universe, and the most magical mystery our poor blind senses know.


    Throughout your whole life long
    Your songs, your thoughts, your doings, each divide
    This perfect beauty; waves within a tide,
    Or single notes amid a glorious throng.



    Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give.

    Ah, Dearest, you are good to love me so,
    And yet I would not have it goodness, rather
    Excess of selfishness in you to need
    Me through and through, as flowers need the sun.



    The blue crest of the distant mountain, tops
    The green crest of the hill on which I sit;
    And it is summer, glorious, deep-toned summer,
    The very crown of nature's changing year
    When all her surging life is at its full.


    You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow.

    A little garden, loved with a great love!





    Who shall declare the joy of the running!


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