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Louise Bogan Quotes

(1897-1970), American Poet, Critic

But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell.

Category: Childhood

The intellectual is a middle-class product; if he is not born into the class he must soon insert himself into it, in order to exist. He is the fine nervous flower of the bourgeoisie.

Category: Intelligence And Intellectuals

Because language is the carrier of ideas, it is easy to believe that it should be very little else than such a carrier.

Category: Language

Women have no wilderness in them. They are provident instead content in the tight hot cell of their hearts. To eat dusty bread.

Category: Women