I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can’t read any poetry.
Age considers; youth ventures.
We live in the world when we love it.
Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.
To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth.
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
The songs certainly have not made my fortune, but I am still grateful for the royalties when they come in.
I decided that Europeans and Americans are like men and women: they understand each other worse, and it matters less, than either of them suppose.
The hidden child wants to be able to participate and to co-create in art, rather than being simply an admiring viewer.
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.