Basil Bunting Quotes
Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.
Wine, Shall, Itself
Whether you listen to a piece of music, or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug, or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own.
Music, Others, Whether
The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion; and the confusion is infectious and destructive. It is confusing and destructive to try and explain anything in terms of anything else, poetry in terms of psychology.
Poetry, Moment, Confusion
Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent?
Age, Moment, Madness
To appreciate present conditions, collate them with those of antiquity.
Present, Appreciate, Conditions