Others indeed may talk, and write, and fight about liberty, and make an outward pretence to it; but the free-thinker alone is truly free.
It is an old error of man to forget to put quotation marks where he borrows from a woman’s brain!
In the long revolt against inherited forms that has by now become the narrative of 20th-century poetry in English, no poet was more flamboyant or more recognizable in his iconoclasm than Cummings.
The most important phase of living with a person is respect for that person as an individual.
If there is a State, then there is domination, and in turn, there is slavery.
The boxing world is full of all kinds of corruption.
‘Pears like my heart go flutter, flutter, and then they may say, ‘Peace, Peace,’ as much as they likes – I know it’s goin’ to be war!
Computation, storage, and communications capacity are in the hands of practically every connected person – and these are the basic physical capital means necessary for producing information, knowledge and culture, in the hands of something like 600 million to a billion people around the planet.
Truth is the cry of all, but the game of few.
Youth, however, can afford to enjoy even its melancholy; for the ultimate fact of which that melancholy is a prophecy is a long way off.