Top Quotes by Elizabeth Bishop

By | May 9, 2016

All my life I have lived and behaved very much like the sandpiper – just running down the edges of different countries and continents, ‘looking for something’.

Elizabeth Bishop

The whole shadow of Man is only as big as his hat.

Elizabeth Bishop

The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.

Elizabeth Bishop

The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do so many a dangerous thing.

Elizabeth Bishop

The pigs stuck out their little feet and snored.

Elizabeth Bishop

What childishness is it that while there’s breath of life in our bodies, we are determined to rush to see the sun the other way around?

Elizabeth Bishop

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