Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Money is everywhere but so is poetry. What we lack are the poets.
Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish.
Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.
If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
I was a tiny bug. Now a mountain. I was left behind. Now honored at the head. You healed my wounded hunger and anger, and made me a poet who sings about joy.
Men do what is called a good action, as some piece of courage or charity, much as they would pay a fine in expiation of daily non-appearance on parage.? Thier works are done as an apology or extenuation of thier living in the world.-as invalids and the insane pay a high? board.? Thier virtues are penances.? I do not wish to expiate, but to live.? My life is for itself and not a spectacle.?I can not consent to pay for privilege where I have intrinsic right.
What we wish, that we readily believe.
There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.
I think of poets as outlaw visionaries in a way.
But it is true that some magazines have a policy to show only a certain amount of black girls on their covers. Naomi is right. It's not fair, and I wish it would change.
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have the light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.
He may not enter anywhere at the first, unless there be some one of the household who bid him to come, though afterwards he can come as he please.
My whole working philosophy is that the only stable happiness for mankind is that it shall live married in blessed union to woman-kind - intimacy, physical and psychical between a man and his wife. I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect.
Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
I'm not that ambitious any more. I just like my privacy. I wish I really wasn't talked about at all.
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
Some people wish above all to conform to the rules, I wish only to render what I can hear. There is no theory. You have only to listen. Pleasure is the law.
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live.
There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.
Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense.