” Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought. “


” Art is the production of objects for consumption, to be used and discarded while waiting for a new world in which man will have succeeded in freeing himself of everything, even of his own consciousness. “


” I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant? “


” Many of today’s verses are prose and bad prose. “



All 4 Eugenio Montale Quotes about Man in picture


Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.
Art is the production of objects for consumption, to be used and discarded while waiting for a new world in which man will have succeeded in freeing himself of everything, even of his own consciousness.


I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?
Many of today
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