Allen Ginsberg Quotes

- Notable Allen Ginsberg Quotes Index -

Born: June 3, 1926, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, April 5, 1997
Occupation: Author

1.
I want people to bow as they see me and say he is gifted with poetry, he has seen the presence of the creator.
- Allen Ginsberg

2.
My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.
- Allen Ginsberg

3.
Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.
- Allen Ginsberg

4.
Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private.
- Allen Ginsberg

5.
The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the world. That's what poetry does.
- Allen Ginsberg

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