Archibald MacLeish

Archibald
MacLeish
1892
1982

American Poet, Writer, Librarian of Congress

Author Quotes

The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.

A man who lives not by what he loves but by what he hates is a sick man.

The dissenter is every human being at those moments in his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.

A poem should not mean, but be.

We have no choice but to be guilty. God is unthinkable if we were innocent.

Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered. For the American citadel is a man. Not man in general. Not man in the abstract. Not the majority of men. But man. That man. His worth. His uniqueness.

Author Picture
First Name
Archibald
Last Name
MacLeish
Birth Date
1892
Death Date
1982
Bio

American Poet, Writer, Librarian of Congress