Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Will How Far
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Understood Before Communicate
Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
Very Cannot Much
If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?
Know You Tall
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
Failed Some Writers
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
I Coffee Spoons
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.
Put Discovers Thing
There is no method but to be very intelligent.
Method Intelligent Very
The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.
Personality Extinction Artist
Playwriting gets into your blood and you can't stop it. At least not until the producers or the public tell you to.
The most important thing for poets to do is to write as little as possible.
Little Poets Possible