Czesław Miłosz On Experience

   Czesław Miłosz   (June 30, 1911 - August 14, 2004)
Czesław Miłosz (June 30, 1911 – August 14, 2004)

I have read many books, but to place all those volumes on top of one another and stand on them would not add a cubit to my stature. Their learned terms are of little use when I attempt to seize naked experience, which eludes all accepted ideas.