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Best Famous Howard Nemerov Quotes

Best famous Howard Nemerov quotes. Find, read, and share the best famous quotations by Howard Nemerov. These are the most popular quotations and best examples of quotes by Howard Nemerov.

Famous Howard Nemerov Quotes

Quote Left Write what you know. That should leave you with a lot of free time. Quote Right
Quote Left For a Jewish Puritan of the middle class, the novel is serious, the novel is work, the novel is conscientious application -- why, the novel is practically the retail business all over again. Quote Right

Quote Left Robert Frost had always said you mustn't think of the last line first, or it's only a fake poem, not a real one. I'm inclined to agree. Quote Right
Quote Left The only way out is the way through, just as you cannot escape from death except by dying. Being unable to write, you must examine in writing this being unable, which becomes for the present -- henceforth? -- the subject to which you are condemned. The first thought is this: fear. I cannot write because I am afraid. Of what? Quote Right
Quote Left The only way out is the way through, just as you cannot escape from death except by dying. Being unable to write, you must examine in writing this being unable, which becomes for the present -- henceforth? -- the subject to which you are condemned. Quote Right
Quote Left I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem. Quote Right
Quote Left A chronicle is very different from history proper. Quote Right
Quote Left Obvious enough that generalities work to protect the mind from the great outdoors; is it possible that this was in fact their first purpose? Quote Right
Quote Left Mostly the thought and the verse come inseparably. In my poem Poetics, it's as close as I come to telling how I do it. Quote Right