The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed.
I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old.
If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn't take us long To get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving.
Humor is the most engaging cowardice.
The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
The artist in me cries out for design.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
The only certain freedom's in departure.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.
A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.
I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.