Derek Walcott Quotes

11 November 2014

Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.

11 November 2014

The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.

11 November 2014

I come from a place that likes grandeur; it likes large gestures; it is not inhibited by flourish; it is a rhetorical society; it is a society of physical performance; it is a society of style.

11 November 2014

Any serious attempt to try to do something worthwhile is ritualistic.