The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.
Nature, like us is sometimes caught without her diadem.
Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.
Diplomacy: the art of restraining power.
Henry A. Kissinger
Of course a poem is a two-way street. No poem is any good if it doesn't suggest to the reader things from his own mind and recollection that he will read into it, and will add to what the poet has suggested. But I do think poetry readings are very important.
The gifts of nature are infinite in their variety, and mind differs from mind almost as much as body from body.
We never know how high we are till we are called to rise; and then, if we are true to plan, our stature's touch the skies.
To live is so starling it leaves little time for anything else.
I've never dreamed of a story idea. I have such boring dreams.
R. L. Stine
Faith is a fine invention when Gentleman can see -- but microscopes are prudent in an emergency
His mind of man, a secret makes I meet him with a start he carries a circumference in which I have no part.
To fight aloud is very brave, but gallanter, I know, who charge within the bosom, the Cavalry of Woe.
My role model is my dad.
Seann William Scott
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted.
I like a look of Agony, because I know it's true -- men do not sham Convulsion, nor simulate, a Throe --
All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.
Beauty is not caused. It is.
It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
The abdication of belief makes the behavior small -- better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
I always say, 'People first, then money, then things.'
There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
Yes, we have the freedom to do what we please, but it only works because we don't do everything we might please - we should exercise some degree of personal, and corporate, responsibility.
He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.
I think if you're in a committed relationship, unless you have some sort of an understanding, monogamy is something that should exist.
Tell the truth, but tell it slant.
A word is dead when it is said. Some say. I say it just, begins to live that day.
Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.
Of Consciousness, her awful Mate. The Soul cannot be rid -- as easy the secreting her behind the Eyes of God.
Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.
I reached a time in college when I didn't know what I wanted to do. At that time, women's careers were essentially nursing, secretarial and teaching. My mother advised me to get my teacher's certificate.
Dying is a wild night and a new road.
Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
Pope Paul VI
Let us go in; the fog is rising.
About the time I turned 50, I experienced the profound biological change that often accompanies women at that age. Also, I put two kids in college and lost both of my parents, so I'm no longer somebody's daughter.
Our cause is just. Our union is perfect.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.
Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources, taking the best from every study, Science of Mind brings together the highest enlightenment of the ages.
I'm writing constantly about all my crazy experiences across the world, so I have a lot of music I've already written.
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