We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.
I call architecture frozen music.
I loved to read, but I always thought that the dream was too far away. The person who had written the book was a god, it wasn’t a person.
For many years, I thought a poem was a whisper overheard, not an aria heard.
I never knew a more presumptuous person than myself. The fact that I say that shows that what I say is true.
The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it’s cheerful and melancholy at the same time, and I think it comes from that shadow string, the double strings.
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
I try to show what it is about language and music that enthralls, because I think those are the two elements of poetry.
Deeply earnest and thoughtful people stand on shaky footing with the public.