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John Berryman Quotes





Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot be arrested and pay no tax and, in general, bats have it made.
 

I didn't want to be like Yeats; I wanted to be Yeats.
 

Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so.
 

The artist is extremely lucky who is presented with the worst possible ordeal which will not actually kill him. At that point, he's in business.
 

We must travel in the direction of our fear.
[Fear]