My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting.
The most important thing for poets to do is to write as little as possible.
Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.
The human body is essentially something other than an animal organism.
The human being is not the lord of beings, but the shepherd of Being.
If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
One of the greatest joys known to man is to take a flight into ignorance in search of knowledge.