Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands, and goes to work
Quote by Carl Sandburg
Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and...
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth
A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a...
I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your...
Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.
The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang...
There have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly...
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs...
I learned you can't trust the judgment of good friends.
To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then go to hell after...
The man who fails while trying to do good has more honor than he who...
Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.
I have in later years taken to Euclid, Whitehead, Bertrand Russell, in an elemental way.
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
When I was writing pretty poor poetry, this girl with midnight black hair told me...
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.
Nothing happens unless first a dream.
Dreams are the answers to questions that we haven't yet figured out how to ask
Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans