Carl Sandburg Quotes
When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along.
We read Robert Browning's poetry. Here we needed no guidance from the professor: the poems themselves were enough.
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.
I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.
Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.