Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
There's absolutely no reason for being rushed along with the rush. Everybody should be free to go very slow. . . . What you want, what you're hanging around in the world waiting for, is for something to occur to you.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
Source: The Figure a Poem Makes. Preface to Collected Poems, 1939
I'm not confused, I'm just well mixed.
Happiness Makes Up in Height for What It Lacks in Length.
Source: Title of poem, 1942
You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.
Education is . . . hanging around until you've caught on.
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