Now no joy but lacks salt That is not dashed with pain And weariness and fault; I crave the stain Of tears, the aftermark Of almost too much love, The sweet of bitter bark And burning clove.
Source: To Earthward, 1923
Contributed by: Zaady
And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
Source: The Lesson for Today, 1942
In three words, I can sum up everything I know about life: it goes on.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
We love the things we love for what they are.
Source: Hyla Brook, 1916
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's the wife who can't and will.
You have freedom when you're easy in your harness.
Keep cold, young orchard. Goodbye and keep cold. Dread fifty above more than fifty below.
Source: Goodbye and Keep Cold, 1923
Hell is a half-filled auditorium.
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