Quotations The Best E. E. Cummings Quotes  

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A list of the best E. E. Cummings quotes. This list is arranged by which famous E. E. Cummings quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest E. E. Cummings quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from E. E. Cummings should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable E. E. Cummings quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. E. E. Cummings

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It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are. E. E. Cummings

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And the reason that i laugh and breathe is oh love E. E. Cummings

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The earth laughs in flowers. E. E. Cummings

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Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink E. E. Cummings

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I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart. E. E. Cummings

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Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question. E. E. Cummings

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It takes three to make a child. E. E. Cummings

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A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long. E. E. Cummings

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It is with roses and locomotives (not to mention acrobats Spring electricity Coney Island the 4th of July the eyes of mice and Niagara Falls) that my poems are competing. E. E. Cummings

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when god decided to invent everything he took one reath bigger than a circustent and everything began E. E. Cummings

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Private property began the instant somebody had a mind of his own. E. E. Cummings

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America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still. E. E. Cummings

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Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination. E. E. Cummings

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At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians: the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks. E. E. Cummings

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A politician is an ass upon which everyone has sat except a man. E. E. Cummings

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Nothing recedes like progress. E. E. Cummings