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Robert Graves

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There's no money in poetry, but there's no poetry in money, either.

— Robert Graves


I was thinking, "So, I’m Emperor, am I? What nonsense! But at least I'll be able to make people read my books now.

— Robert Graves

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There’s no money in poetry, but there’s no poetry in money, either

— Robert Graves

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Wakeful they lie.

— Robert Graves


About this business of being a gentleman: I paid so heavily for the fourteen years of my gentleman’s education that I feel entitled, now and then, to get some sort of return.

— Robert Graves

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A remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good in spite of all the people who say he is very good.

— Robert Graves

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A well chosen anthology is a complete dispensary of medicine for the more common mental disorders, and may be used as much for prevention as cure.

— Robert Graves

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Anthropologists are a connecting link between poets and scientists; though their field-work among primitive peoples has often made them forget the language of science.

— Robert Graves

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Genius not only diagnoses the situation but supplies the answers.

— Robert Graves

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If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money.

— Robert Graves

#neither #poetry

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During his long life he produced more than 140 works. Robert von Ranke Graves (also known as Robert Ranke Graves and most commonly Robert Graves) (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985) was an English poet scholar/translator/writer of antiquity specializing in Classical Greece and Rome and novelist.

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