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E. E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings, or E.E. Cummings to his legion of fans, is an American poet and painter who used lightness and satire in his poems to deal with often important and delicate issues. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Cummings initially tried his hand at novels, then supported himself as a painter, then as a writer for Vanity Fair. Ever avant-garde, Cummings published his first poetry…

Date of Birth: October 14, 1894
Date of Death: September 03, 1962


Found 57 quotes by E. E. Cummings .
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E. E. Cummings

"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." E. E. Cummings
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American Poet    Courage    Editor's Pick    inspirational    Motivational    Quote of the Day   

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"Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star." E. E. Cummings
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Cute    Love    Quote of the Day   

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"Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit." E. E. Cummings
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American Poet    Believe    Motivational    Quote of the Day   

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"For whatever we lose (like a you or a me) it's always ourselves we find in the sea." E. E. Cummings
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Life    Quote of the Day   

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"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter." E. E. Cummings
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American Poet    inspirational    Life    Quote of the Day   

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"Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense." E. E. Cummings
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American Poet    Love    Quote of the Day   

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"It is with roses and locomotives (not to mention acrobats Spring electricity Coney Island the 4th of July the eyes of mice and Niagara Falls) that my ''poems'' are competing." E. E. Cummings
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Electricity    Poetry And Poets   

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"who knows if the moon's / a balloon, coming out of a keen city / in the sky - filled with pretty people?" E. E. Cummings
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People   

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"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
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American Poet    Beauty   

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"I would rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach 10,000 stars how not to dance." E. E. Cummings
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"Here is the deepest secret nobody knows.Here is the root of the root and the bud of the budAnd the sky of the sky of a tree called life;Which grows higher than soul can hope or mind can hide.And this is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart.I carry your heart.I carry it in my heart." E. E. Cummings
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"Progress is a comfortable disease." E. E. Cummings
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"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
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American Poet    Attitude    inspirational    Life   

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"Art is a mystery.A mystery is something immeasurable.In so far as every child and woman and man may be immeasurable, art is the mystery of every man and woman and child. In so far as a human being is an artist, skies and mountains and oceans and thunderbolts and butterflies are immeasurable; and art is every mystery of nature. Nothing measurable can be alive; nothing which is not alive can be art; nothing which cannot be art is true: and everything untrue doesn’t matter a very good God damn..." E. E. Cummings
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"We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit." E. E. Cummings
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Achievement    Life   

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"The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful." E. E. Cummings
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"Kisses are a better fate than wisdom." E. E. Cummings
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American Poet    Fate   

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"Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own." E. E. Cummings
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American Poet    Mind   

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"To be nobody but yourself in a world that's doing its best to make you somebody else, is to fight the hardest battle you are ever going to fight. Never stop fighting." E. E. Cummings
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"Listen; there's a hell of a good universe next door: let's go." E. E. Cummings
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American Poet    Hell   

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"We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship." E. E. Cummings
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Freedom    Freedom Of Speech   





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