George Oppen Quotes

- Notable George Oppen Quotes Index -

Born: April 24, 1908, New Rochelle, New York
Birth Country: USA
Died: California, July 7, 1984
Occupation: Author

1.
Clarity, clarity, surely clarity is the most beautiful thing in the world, A limited, limiting clarity I have not and never did have any motive of poetry But to achieve clarity.
- George Oppen

2.
The first question at that time in poetry was simply the question of honesty, of sincerity.
- George Oppen

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