I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
Home is where one starts from.
I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself.
Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties are difficulties of every moment.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
Let’s not be narrow, nasty, and negative.