Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame
Beware of trying to accomplish anything by force
I think and think for months, for years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right
you have one life to live...live it to the fullest you can...learn all you can...love to your fullest...give it all your best
A writer is rarely so well inspired as when he talks about himself
The wisdom of the world and age apart,
The truly wise must listen to his heart.
"The Way I Want To Go"
If you don’t go out in the woods
nothing will ever happen
and your life will never begin.
Inspiration and genius - one and the same
And yet the poet should not deny his pain,
Or fail for lack to stress his fair bargain.
For if poets do not make money,
Then, neither does money make poets.
Where I Was Born
The man who has never made a fool of himself in love will never be wise in love
I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.
The glorious path is paved with sacrifice.
In death, the buried gift is not forgiven.
Where I Was Born
I didn't think about whether I was writing poems. I was thinking. And the more I was thinking, the more there was I didn't understand
A poet's hope: to be, like some valley cheese,local, but prized elsewhere
Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butchers the poets equal there
" Prove the doubters wrong by proving yourself."
At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets
Do not commit your poems to pages alone, sing them I pray you
My silence is nt my weakness.. I speak less not because i can't, but because i do not ought to be like others..
"[...] of course we should try to make things better, insofar as it lies within our power. But we should probably not try to make things perfect, especially not ourselves, for that path leads to mass graves.
I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again
words i hear from god when i look at him...
"i wont get upset with you if you stop believing in me, but i will get very upset with you when you stop believing in yourself"
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing
The moment somebody says to me, "This is very risky," is the moment it becomes attractive to me
One starts an action simply because one must do something
What you are must always displease you, if you would attain to that which you are not
"A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song"
I choose not to place "DIS", in my ability.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer
A Pause tends the existence of any definition to its end.