Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.
I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.
Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.
There is the fear that we shan't prove worthy in the eyes of someone who knows us at least as well as we know ourselves. That is the fear of God. And there is the fear of Man--fear that men won't understand us and we shall be cut off from them.
People are inexterminable--like flies and bed-bugs. There will always be some that survive in cracks and crevices--that's us.
You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of the country.
Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length.
One aged man--one man--can't fill a house.
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.
Good fences make good neighbors.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. He's more particular. . . . The father is always a Republican towards his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
A poem . . . begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. . . . It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.
Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
The best way out is always through.
Poetry is what is lost in translation.
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