The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
Source: Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
Contributed by: Zaady
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
Courage is the human virtue that counts most--courage to act on limited knowledge and insufficient evidence. That's all any of us have.
They would not find me changed from him they knew - Only more sure of all I thought was true.
Source: Into My Own, 1913
The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
It asks a little of us here. It asks of us a certain height, So when at times the mob is swayed To carry praise or blame too far, We may take something like a star To stay our minds on and be staid.
Source: Take Something Like a Star, 1949
The reason why worry kills more people than hard work is that more people worry than work.
The rose is a rose, And was always a rose, But the theory now goes That the apple's a rose, And the pear is, and so's The plum, I suppose, The dear only knows What will next prove a rose, You, of course, are a rose - But were always a rose.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
No memory of having starred Atones for later disregard, Or keeps the end from being hard Better to go down dignified With boughten friendship by your side Than none at all. Provide, provide!
Source: Provide, Provide, 1936
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