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"Skepticism," is that anything more than we used to mean when we said,...   Life
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ...   Life
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point o...   Life
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never ...   Age
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better ...   Life
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.   Life
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woma...   Life
A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one ...   Life
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesicknes...   Life
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.   Poetry
A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.   Life
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.   Life
Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, a...   Life
And nothing to look backward to with pride, and nothing to look forwar...   Life
And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my o...   Life
Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of m...   Life
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles...   Life
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be b...   Business
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.   Life
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.   Life
Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher ...   Life
Education is hanging around until you've caught on.   Life
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing y...   Education
For fear it would make me conservative when old.   Life
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great b...   Life
Freedom lies in being bold.   Life
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can...   Life
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.   Life
Hell is a half-filled auditorium.   Life
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take ...   Life
Humor is the most engaging cowardice.   Life
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music o...   Life
I always entertain great hopes.   Life
I am a writer of books in retrospect. I talk in order to understand; I...   Life
I am glad the invitation pleases your family. It will please my family...   Life
I had a lovers quarrel with the world.   Life
I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is di...   Life
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his ...   Life
I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conse...   Life
I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the who...   Life
I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.   Sports
I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed.   Life
If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn't tak...   Life
If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.   Life
If you don't know how great this country is, I know someone who does; ...   Life
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goe...   Life
Is due to truths being in and out of favor.   Life
It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry a...   Marriage
Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can la...   Life
Life is tons of discipline. Your first discipline is your vocabulary; ...   Life
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.   Love
Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write f...   Life
Most of the change we think we see in life Is due to truths being in a...   Society
My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn r...   Life
No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the e...   Life
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the wri...   Life
Nobody was ever meant , To remember or invent , What he did with every...   Life
One aged man - one man - can't fill a house.   Life
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.   Life
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.   Life
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.   Poetry
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has fo...   Poetry
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The interva...   Life
Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice.   Life
Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he...   Life
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passin...   Life
Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in t...   Life
The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm ag...   Life
The best way out is always through.   Life
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get u...   Life
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed fo...   Life
The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader.   Life
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's alw...   Life
The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in...   Life
The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is int...   Life
The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better...   Life
The middle of the road is where the white line is - and that's the wor...   Life
The only way round is through.   Life
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people w...   Life
The snake stood up for evil in the Garden.   Life
The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term m...   Life
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and ...   Life
The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest wi...   Life
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, a...   Life
There is no arguing with him, for if his pistol misses fire, he knocks...   Life
There is the fear that we shan't prove worthy in the eyes of someone w...   Life
They would not find me changed from him they knew - only more sure of ...   Life
Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.   Life
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.   Poetry
To be social is to be forgiving.   Life
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, ...   Life
Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swep...   Life
We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middl...   Life
What is this talked-of mystery of birth / But being mounted bareback o...   Life
Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.   Life
You can be a little ungrammatical if you come from the right part of t...   Life
You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.   Life
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your...   Life
You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.   Life