Lawrence Ferlinghetti Quotes

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Born: March 24, 1919, Yonkers, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

Anyone who saw Nagasaki would suddenly realize that they'd been kept in the dark by the United States government as to what atomic bombs can do.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Constantly risking absurdity and death whenever he performs above the heads of his audience, the poet, like an acrobat, climbs on rhyme to a high wire of his own making.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Freedom of speech is always under attack by Fascist mentality, which exists in all parts of the world, unfortunately.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I think if there's a great depression there might be some hope.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

We have to raise the consciousness the only way poets can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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