Ignorance is always afraid of change.
Every little thing counts in a crisis.
I’m officially retired as the refuser of Academy Awards.
Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.
Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage.
Each age tries to form its own conception of the past. Each age writes the history of the past anew with reference to the conditions uppermost in its own time.
All those authors there, most of whom of course I’ve never met. That’s the poetry side, that’s the prose side, that’s the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you’ve enjoyed.
To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition.
But you’d have a job to find many of my poems which would seem to be very influenced by a particular person.
Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit.