The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Do not weep do not wax indignant. Understand.
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Wherever you are - be all there.
It's always too early to quit.
Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
Never complain and never explain.
Always desire to learn something useful.
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
A poet can survive everything but a misprint.
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.