I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier.
Shakespeare tells the same stories over and over in so many guises that it takes a long time before you notice.
I like all my children, even the squat and ugly ones.
You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
When Robert Frost was alive, I was known as the other new England poet, which is to be barely known at all.
Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired by being mad at something.
I think there’s one thing which distinguishes our art – we don’t consider. We don’t think. We write a little verse because it comes to us.
There are good reasons why natural selection has become widely accepted as an explanation of evolutionary development. When applied to mammals and other large animals, it fits perfectly. But we cannot assume that all evolutionary steps arise from selection, particularly when looking at smaller animals.
Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow’s speed.
Any object, whether animate or inanimate, will have a size. Airplanes, boats, or musical string instruments vary in size just like animals and plants, and in all cases, their size and their material construction are totally different matters even though they affect one another.