We are washed both on coming into the world and on going out of it, and we take no pleasure from the first washing nor any profit from the last.
The British are coming. One if by land, two if by sea.
Community cannot for long feed on itself; it can only flourish with the coming of others from beyond, their unknown and undiscovered brothers.
Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain.
In coming closer to nature, man shows himself superior to it. As a mere part of nature, man’s existence would be a series of isolated phenomena. All life would proceed from and depend on contact with the outside world.
I am often asked why I started to write poetry. The answer is that my motivation sprang from a visceral need to creatively articulate the experiences of the black youth of my generation, coming of age in a racist society.
When I first found out that Superman wasn’t real, I was about maybe eight. And I was talking to my mother about it. And she was like, ‘No, no, no. There’s no Superman.’ And I started crying. I really thought he was coming to rescue us. The chaos, the violence, the danger. No hero was coming.
When a politician uses the word ‘folks,’ we should brace ourselves for the deceit, or worse, that is coming.
I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment.
I have become a prisoner of the peace movement. But you can’t say that the termination is coming and then say that you are going back to your own garden to dig.