Quotes by Carl Sandburg

I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.

Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.

Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.

All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.

I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.

I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.

A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.

To be a good loser is to learn how to win.

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.