However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.
The Columbia is lost, but the dreams that inspired its crew remain with us.
When I was writing pretty poor poetry, this girl with midnight black hair told me to go on.
But it's a journey and the sad thing is you only learn from experience, so as much as someone can tell you things, you have to go out there and make your own mistakes in order to learn.
Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy
George Bernard Shaw
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Things must be done by parties, not by persons using parties as tools.
Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.
A sentence should be read as if its author, had he held a plough instead of a pen, could have drawn a furrow deep and straight to the end.
Henry David Thoreau
I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
A. R. Ammons
Life is eating us up. We shall be fables presently. Keep cool it will be all one a hundred years hence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspect of intelligence.
John Kenneth Galbraith
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