Delmore Schwartz — American Poet born on December 08, 1913, died on July 11, 1966

Delmore Schwartz was an American poet and short story writer... (wikipedia)

The Jew is at once alienated and indestructible; he is in exile from his own country and in exile even from himself, yet he survives the annihilating fury of history.
Existentialism means that no one else can take a bath for you.
Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.
Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
What was the freedom to which the adult human being rose in the morning, if each act was held back or inspired by the overpowering ghost of a little child?