by Dan Simmons
Literature and Writing Quotes in Hyperion
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
To be a true poet is to become God. (3.86)
We would never call Silenus cocky, but that's just because he would probably take it as a compliment.
Poetry is only secondarily about words. Primarily, it is about truth. (3.91)
It's true: so much does depend on a red wheelbarrow. Like truth itself. How's that for a higher calling?