More From Allen Tate
- "Serious poetry deals with the fundamental conflicts that cannot be logically resolved: we can state the conflicts rationally, but reason does not relieve us of them."
- "According to its doctors, my one intransigent desire is to have been a Confederate general, and because I could not or would not become anything else, I set up for poet and beg an to invent fictions about the personal ambitions that my society has no use for."
- "Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values."
More In History
- "Culinary tradition is not always based on fact. Sometimes it’s based on history, on habits that come out of a time when kitchens were fueled by charcoal."― Alton Brown
- "I believe in monogamy if that’s what a couple decides upon together, but it all depends on the personal history and culture of the two involved."― K. D. Lang
- "We are a big country, with lots of advantages and history. We are proud to be French. We have to call on patriotism at this time… to ask for an effort in the battle against debt."― Francois Hollande