Richard Eberhart Quotes (8 quotes)
“Poems in a way are spells against death. They are milestones, to see where you were then from where you are now. To perpetuate your feelings, to establish them. If you have in any way touched the central heart of mankind's feelings, you'll survive.”
Quoted in his obituary Dartmouth University news release
Selected poems, 1930-1965 (1965 edition)
“Was man made stupid to see his own stupidity?
Is God by definition indifferent, beyond us all?
Is the eternal truth man's fighting soul
Wherein the Beast ravens in its own avidity?”
Poem: The Fury of Aerial Bombardment 
“Poetry is a natural energy resource of our country. It has no energy crisis, possessing a potential that will last as long as the country. Its power is equal to that of any country in the world.”
from his 1977 acceptance speech for a National Book Award Chicago Sun-Times, Jun 13, 2005
Afterthoughts (1931 edition)
Section 2, member 3. - The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
“A rise in wages, from an alteration in the value of money, produces a general effect on price, and for that reason it produces no real effect whatever on profits.”
On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation, David Ricardo, John Murray, 1821, p. 48
“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
―Robert A. Heinlein
Quoted as a proverb in Heinlein's book "Glory Road" (1963)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRichard Eberhart
Born: April 5, 1904
Died: June 9, 2005 (aged 101)
Bio: Richard Ghormley Eberhart was an American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Selected Poems, 1930-1965 and the 1977 National Book Award for Poetry for Collected Poems, 1930-1976.