Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length.
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
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
I have been one acquainted with the night.
Source: Acquainted with the Night, 1928
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