Cecil Day-Lewis was an Irish-born British poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972. He was also a novelist, playwright, and translator, and was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 1956. He is best known for his poetry collections such as The Whispering Roots and The Magnetic Mountain, as well as his son, the actor Daniel Day-Lewis.

What is the most famous quote by Cecil Day-Lewis ?

Selfhood begins with a walking away, And love is proved in letting go.

— Cecil Day-Lewis

What can you learn from Cecil Day-Lewis (Life Lessons)

  1. Cecil Day-Lewis' work highlights the importance of being in tune with nature and the beauty of the natural world.
  2. His work also emphasizes the power of language to capture the essence of a moment and evoke emotion.
  3. Finally, Day-Lewis' work encourages readers to reflect on the complexities of life and the importance of living in the present.

The most cheering Cecil Day-Lewis quotes that will be huge advantage for your personal development

Following is a list of the best Cecil Day-Lewis quotes, including various Cecil Day-Lewis inspirational quotes, and other famous sayings by Cecil Day-Lewis.

Now the peak of summer's past, the sky is overcast And the love we swore would last for an age seems deceit.

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We who fly do so for the love of flying.

We are alive in the air with this miracle that lies in our hands and beneath our feet.

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There's a kind of release And a kind of torment in every goodbye for every man.

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To travel like a bird, lightly to view | Deserts where stone gods founder in the sand, | Ocean embraced in a white sleep with land; | To escape time, always to start anew... | Hooded by a dark sense of destination... | Travelers, we're fabric of the road we go; We settle, but like feathers on time's flow.

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Who is Cecil Day-Lewis?

Cecil Day-Lewis is a Anglo-Irish poet
Profession Poet
Born April 27, 1904
Quotes 13 sayings

A way of using words to say things which could not possibly be said in any other way, things which in a sense do not exist till they are born … in poetry.

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A poet is not a public figure. A poet should be read and not seen.

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High sprits they had: gravity they flouted.

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The poetic myths are dead; and the poetic image, which is the myth of the individual, reigns in their stead.

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Romantic quotes by Cecil Day-Lewis

Flying alone! Nothing gives such a sense of mastery over time over mechanism, mastery indeed over space, time, and life itself, as this.

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Love is proved in the letting go.

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We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.

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They who in folly or mere greed Enslaved religion, markets, laws, Borrow our language now and bid Us to speak up in freedom's cause.

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