Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Contributed by: Zaady
My apple trees will never get across And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him. He only says, "Good fences make good neighbors."
Source: Mending Wall, 1914
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.
Source: the Clearing, 1962
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.
Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length.
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.
The nearest friends can go With anyone to death, comes so far short They might as well not try to go at all.
Source: Home Burial, 1914
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