Auden said poetry makes nothing happen. But I wonder if the opposite could be true. It could make something happen.
Not only will this make you treat each moment more preciously, but you will be more patient with yourself and with others, recognizing that there are millions of moments on the path to any worthwhile achievement.
The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.
Music has the power to make me feel good like nothing else does. It gives me some peace for a while. Takes me back to who I really am.
Theirs is not to make reply: Theirs is not to reason why: Theirs is but to do and die.
The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, it doesn’t need its brain anymore so it eats it!
When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else.
Others may make you promises, once again, and then election after election not deliver. We will not do this.