Wallace Stevens — American Poet born on October 02, 1879, died on August 02, 1955

Wallace Stevens was an American Modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and he spent most of his life working as an executive for an insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Collected Poems in 1955... (wikipedia)

The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life, and to think of it as part of life is to realize the extent of artifice. We live in the mind.
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.