The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.
Quote by John Ciardi
Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.
Poetry lies its way to the truth.
What has any poet to trust more than the feel of the thing? Theory concerns...
Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation...
There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.
The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that...
Gentility is what is left over from rich ancestors after the money is gone.
A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into...
It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish...
You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
The day will happen whether or not you get up.
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students.
But when the pen is in his hand he has to write by itch and...
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar.
Nothing goes further toward a man's liberation than the act of surviving his need for...
Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.
What the British must never believe about themselves is that they are good at games,...
One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything...
More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.
Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers.