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Lawrence Ferlinghetti – 5 Quotes

 

5 Quotes by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

 

We have to raise the consciousness the only way poets can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.

– Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Constantly risking absurdity and death whenever he performs above the heads of his audience, the poet, like an acrobat, climbs on rhyme to a high wire of his own making.

– Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Freedom of speech is always under attack by Fascist mentality, which exists in all parts of the world, unfortunately.

– Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Anyone who saw Nagasaki would suddenly realize that they’d been kept in the dark by the United States government as to what atomic bombs can do.

– Lawrence Ferlinghetti


I think if there’s a great depression there might be some hope.

– Lawrence Ferlinghetti