We write because we believe the human spirit cannot be tamed and should not be trained.
Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying.
Favorite poems are like favorite children. We definitely have them but we never tell as the others would have their feelings hurt.
Follow your image as far as you can no matter how useless you think it is. Push yourself.
The catchword I use with my classes is: The authority of the writer always overcomes the skepticism of the reader.
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to the error that counts.
I’m just totally fascinated by people.
We believe ‘Peter Rabbit’ because Beatrix Potter believes it. You have to.
Poetry and music are very good friends. Like mommies and daddies and strawberries and cream – they go together.
A lot of people refuse to do things because they don’t want to go naked, don’t want to go without guarantee. But that’s what’s got to happen. You go naked until you die.