Ezra Pound Quotes

Who is Ezra Pound?

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American poet and critic.

Born October 30, 1885
Died November 01, 1972

Books by Ezra Pound


Best 8 Quotes by Ezra Pound

“A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.”

Ezra Pound

“If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's no good.”

Ezra Pound

“Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.”

Ezra Pound

“No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.”

Ezra Pound

“Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding.”

Ezra Pound

“There is no reason why the same man should like the same books at eighteen and at forty-eight.”

Ezra Pound

“Either move or be moved.”

Ezra Pound

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“Literature is news that stays news.”

Ezra Pound

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