1968 Total Quotes

American Poet Quotes Page 7

If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks.
Sidney Lanier
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Charles Schulz
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.
Charles Schulz
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Robert Frost
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
Robert Frost
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Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal momentum of the human soul and mind.
Bryant McGill
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Maya Angelou
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
Maya Angelou
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Bores bore each other too; but it never seems to teach them anything.
Don Marquis
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It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
Anne Sexton
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Edgar Allan Poe
The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.
Edgar Allan Poe
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Charles Schulz
Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
Charles Schulz
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we are each other's magnitude and bond.
Gwendolyn Brooks
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Robert Frost
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
Robert Frost
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Maya Angelou
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope.
Maya Angelou
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The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease.
Marianne Moore
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Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Don Marquis
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Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
Anne Bradstreet
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A prosperous state makes a secure Christian, but adversity makes him Consider.
Anne Bradstreet
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Wallace Stevens
If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of sex, people would forget a good deal about sex and find the explanation for everything in egotism.
Wallace Stevens
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E. E. Cummings
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
E. E. Cummings
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Any writer overwhelmingly honest about pleasing himself is almost sure to please others.
Marianne Moore
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Wallace Stevens
Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art.
Wallace Stevens
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Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness.
Mary Sarton
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Charles Schulz
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.
Charles Schulz
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I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
Walt Whitman
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Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
Theodore Roethke
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Emily Dickinson
Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.
Emily Dickinson
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Robert Frost
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
Robert Frost
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Wallace Stevens
To regard the imagination as metaphysics is to think of it as part of life, and to think of it as part of life is to realize the extent of artifice. We live in the mind.
Wallace Stevens
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A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
Walt Whitman
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Charles Schulz
No problem is so formidable that you can't walk away from it.
Charles Schulz
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Viewed freely, the English language is the accretion and growth of every dialect, race, and range of time, and is both the free and compacted composition of all.
Walt Whitman
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