It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
You should not take a fellow eight years old and make him swear to never kiss the girls.
If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God invents.
Ignorance is not innocence but sin.
Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!
I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.
Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.
On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.
Ambition is not what man does… but what man would do.