Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
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.
A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
One aged man - one man - can't fill a house.
Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swept away, from one another once you are agreed, that life is only life forevermore, together wing to wing and oar to oar.
Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.