The Hazard Herald 1940���1949

Famous quotes containing the words hazard and/or herald:

    “Who chooseth me must give and hazard all he hath.”
    Must give—for what? for lead, hazard for lead?
    This casket threatens. Men that hazard all
    Do it in hope of fair advantages;
    A golden mind stoops not to shows of dross.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    In his very rejection of art Walt Whitman is an artist. He tried to produce a certain effect by certain means and he succeeded.... He stands apart, and the chief value of his work is in its prophecy, not in its performance. He has begun a prelude to larger themes. He is the herald to a new era. As a man he is the precursor of a fresh type. He is a factor in the heroic and spiritual evolution of the human being. If Poetry has passed him by, Philosophy will take note of him.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)