In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
We love things we love what they are.
Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.
I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
I’d just as soon play tennis with the net down.
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.