I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
I’d just as soon play tennis with the net down.
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.
If one by one we counted people out For the least sin, it wouldn’t take us long To get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving.
Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give.
I had a lovers quarrel with the world.