Often people, when they’re confronted with a poem, it’s like someone who keep saying ‘what is the meaning of this? What is the meaning of this?’ And that dulls us to the other pleasures poetry offers.
Technology has given us this wonderful opportunity to have low energy costs. We have to seize that, rather than keep debating and discussing and fighting over it.
Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.
Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
I started to write things down, as a very young child, wanting to find a way to remember – to keep close, somehow – moments that made an impression on me.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Keep your sense of humor, my friend; if you don’t have a sense of humor it just isn’t funny anymore.
A draft doesn’t produce the people we need to satisfy our real manpower shortage. We need specialists to keep our jets flying.
For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances, until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of logic that plays havoc with the other faculties.
It is a changing world because of the newcomers who keep arriving and who leave us behind. Trying to keep pace with them is doomed to inglorious failure, especially as the pace has quickened so much.