The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
You can’t get too much winter in the winter.
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom… in a clarification of life – not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.