No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard.
The middle of the road is where the white line is - and that's the worst place to drive.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.
Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.
Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.
You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.