Robert Kroetsch quotes

  • Ariel Gordon is superbly, supremely, a poet of the body. She finds words for the physicality of the forest, of the garden, of pregnancy. Hump speaks the erotics of being alive and being in love with being alive.
    -- Robert Kroetsch

    #Pregnancy #Being In Love #Garden

  • George Bowering doesn’t play fair. Baseball Love is so good there is no memoir in the league that can go up against it. Bowering has a sense of story and an eye for detail that eliminate the possibility that he was a lousy second baseman. Reading a home run is fun.
    -- Robert Kroetsch

    #Running #Baseball #Fun

  • I'm no longer interested in the possible.
    -- Robert Kroetsch

  • To approach the badlands is to find a gap in the known and expected world.
    -- Robert Kroetsch

    #World #Gaps #Approach

  • George Bowering doesn’t play fair. Baseball Love is so good there is no memoir in the league that can go up against it. Bowering has a sense of story and an eye for detail that eliminate the possibility that he was a lousy second baseman. Reading a home run is fun.
    -- Robert Kroetsch

    #Baseball #Running #Fun

  • If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don't see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families.

  • The thing that's nice about pregnancy is that in the end, you have a baby.

  • Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.

  • To be on an island inhabited by artificial ghosts was the most unbearable of nightmares,- to be in love with one of those images was worse than being in love with a ghost (perhaps we always want the person we love to have the existenceof a ghost).

  • When I was doing 'Scarface,' I remember being in love at that time. One of the few times in my life. And I was so glad it was at that time. I would come home and she would tell me about her life that day and all her problems and I remember saying to her, look, you really got me through this picture because I would shed everything when I came home.

  • I love being a freak. It's great!

  • May I a small house and large garden have; And a few friends, And many books, both true.

  • The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.

  • There is one rule in the garden that is above all others. You must give to nature more than you take. Obey it, and the earth will provide you in glorious abundance.

  • Fertility of the soil is the future of civilization.