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.
Education is . . . hanging around until you've caught on.
Everything written is as good as it is dramatic. It need not declare itself in form, but it is drama or nothing.
Source: A Way Out, 1929
Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
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