There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.