Facts about Al Purdy

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Al Purdy was a famous Poet from Canada, who lived between December 30, 1918 and April 21, 2000.

Our collection contains 9 quotes who is written / told by Al.

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Famous quotes by Al Purdy (9)


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"I don't think I do have a soul"
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"Things were so bad we ate rabbits that neighbours had run over and gave to us because they knew we were broke"
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"I'm not religious in any formal sense, not in any God sense"
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"I was desperately unhappy trying to adjust to the world"
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"I started writing when I was about thirteen"
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"For me, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, or for flowers or beast or bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive"
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"At a certain age you're always uncertain how other people will take you"
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"In my own mind, I was sort of a desperate kid"
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"'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival"


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