I don’t know what idiocies drove me in those days, but they were naive, innocent idiocies in many ways.
The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best.
So, fall asleep love, loved by me… for I know love, I am loved by thee.
I want my kids to graduate from high school. But that’s not enough. I also want them to go to college. Why? Because rich people’s kids go to college. And if that’s good enough for them, it’s good enough for my kids. Because you know what? College graduates don’t tend to go to jail as frequently as nongraduates.
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
They know enough who know how to learn.
I know the sag of the unfinished poem. And I know the release of the poem that is finished.
It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.
My poems – I don’t even like the sound of that, in a way. Not that anyone else wrote them. But we know that only people who are really close to us care about our personal experience.
The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good.