We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
Let’s not be narrow, nasty, and negative.
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
The bad poet is usually unconscious where he ought to be conscious, and conscious where he ought to be unconscious.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Where there is no temple there shall be no homes.
It’s strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words.
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them.
The business of the poet is not to find new emotions, but to use the ordinary ones and, in working them up into poetry, to express feelings which are not in actual emotions at all.