Ezra Pound Quotes

Who was Ezra Pound?

Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American poet and critic.

Born October 30, 1885
Died November 1, 1972
Aged 87 years old

Books by Ezra Pound

Best 8 Quotes by Ezra Pound

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

“Either move or be moved.”

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

“Literature is news that stays news.”

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

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

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

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

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“Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action to all eternity.”

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