Hat tip to Tyler Cowen over at MR for the pointer. These are from Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881-1958), one of the greatest Spanish poets of the 20th century.
The true poet reanimates in his work, in abbreviated form, the complete
history of poetry.
The rose: how can it be naked and clothed, all at the same time?
In order to read many books, buy just a few.
I am humble among the serious, proud among the vain.