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e. e. cummings – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by e. e. cummings

 

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.

– e. e. cummings


To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.

– e. e. cummings


It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.

– e. e. cummings


Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.

– e. e. cummings


Listen there’s a hell of a good universe next door: let’s go.

– e. e. cummings


I imagine that yes is the only living thing.

– e. e. cummings


Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.

– e. e. cummings


Humanity I love you because when you’re hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.

– e. e. cummings


I’d rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.

– e. e. cummings


Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.

– e. e. cummings


Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

– e. e. cummings


Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense.

– e. e. cummings


The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.

– e. e. cummings


At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.

– e. e. cummings


Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.

– e. e. cummings


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