E. E. Cummings Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old e. e. cummings quotes, e. e. cummings sayings, and e. e. cummings proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.     

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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.     

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The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else     

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Hatred bounces.     

E. E. Cummings

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.     

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To be nobody but yourself in a world doing its best to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human can ever fight and never stop fighting.     

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I imagine that yes is the only living thing.     

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To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.     

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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.     

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To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.     

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Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.     

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The earth laughs in flowers.     

E. E. Cummings

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.     

E. E. Cummings

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.     

E. E. Cummings

To be nobody but yourself in a world that's doing its best to make you somebody else, is to fight the hardest battle you are ever going to fight. Never stop fighting.     

E. E. Cummings

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.     

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Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star.     

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Unless you love someone, nothing else makes any sense.     

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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

To be nobody but yourself in a world that's doing its best to make you somebody else, is to fight the hardest battle you are ever going to fight. Never stop fighting.     

E. E. Cummings

There is no music unless the drum and the drummer are one.     

E. E. Cummings

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.     

E. E. Cummings

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.     

E. E. Cummings

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.     

E. E. Cummings

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.     

E. E. Cummings

A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man.     

E. E. Cummings

A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man.     

E. E. Cummings