The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
In order to exist, man must rebel, but rebellion must respect the limits that it discovers in itself – limits where minds meet, and in meeting, begin to exist.
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together and you shall sing to me a deeper song.
Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single.
I’ll meet the raging of the skies, but not an angry father.
Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy; they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.
The interesting thing is that you don’t often meet a poet who doesn’t have a sense of humour, and some of them do keep it out of their poems because they’re afraid of being seen as light versifiers.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.