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James Dickey Quotes

Quotes by James Dickey - (4 quotes)

James Dickey - From the Art category:

I once had the nerve to ask Picasso the question, 'What is art?' He answered, 'Art is a lie which makes us see the truth.' (James Dickey)

James Dickey - From the Desire category:

To be precise and reckless: that is the consummation devoutly to be wished. (James Dickey)

James Dickey - From the Life category:

To live a very long time... is supposed to be the desired object of all human life. But it is not. The main thing is to ride the flood tide... How glorious it is to create! For those few moments of a lifetime when the stream is running full and deep: those are the justification for everything. (James Dickey)

James Dickey - From the Poetry category:

I want a fever, in poetry: a fever, and tranquillity. (James Dickey)