Facts about Charles Olson

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Charles Olson was a famous Poet from USA, who lived between December 27, 1910 and January 10, 1970. He/she became 59 years old.

Our collection contains 25 quotes who is written / told by Charles, under the main topic Poetry.

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Famous quotes by Charles Olson (25)


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"This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water"
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"This country has been unconscious, and it's got to awake. That's my belief"
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"I hope you're representing the devil's advocate"
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"Forgive me if I sleep until I wake up"
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"You can do anything, literally, right? That's one of the exciting possibilities of the present"
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"You don't help people in your poems. I've been trying to help people all my life - that's my trouble"
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"I'm one of the cliches that has grown up"
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"I don't live for poetry. I live far more than anybody else does"
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"I am happy to have some friends here in the kitchen"
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"You don't help people in your poems. I've been trying to help people all my life - that's my trouble"
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"You can read everybody. It's not even interesting to tell the truth because to some extent it's false"
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"Atlantis will rise again"
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"When will government cease being a nuisance to everybody?"
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"We all want what's been suddenly disallowed"
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"There is a grace of life which is still yours, my dear Europe"
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"The poem, for me, is simply the first sound realized in the modality of being"
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"I sound like Homer. I mean Winslow Homer"
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"I remember way back when I was young, 10 years ago"
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"I defer to all these other American poets who, for some reason, I both envy and admire"
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"We're all moving, moving, moving. Isn't it nice?"
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"The heroes of the present will retreat to the imitation they are anyhow"
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"I'm trying to climb up both walls at once"
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"I'm sorry, but I was born with a towel on my head"
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"I was playing catch with the European audience"
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"Fact is based upon vulgar matter"


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