The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.
When a man’s knowledge is not in order, the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
Love and freedom are vital to the creation and upbringing of a child.
When I began, poetry was very academic. You published little pamphlets from fancy presses. It was rather… chaste. There wasn’t much public reading. Then there was poetry and jazz, which I don’t think worked, though I love jazz.
The frail, vulnerable sounds of which we are capable seem to be essential to a later ability to roar like a lion without scaring everyone to death.
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.
It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual.
If I could give you information of my life, it would be to show how a woman of very ordinary ability has been led by God in strange and unaccustomed paths to do In His service what He has done in her. And if I could tell you all, you would see how God has done all, and I nothing.