Humor is the most engaging cowardice.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
The best way out is always through.
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power.
A civilized society is one which tolerates eccentricity to the point of doubtful sanity.
If society fits you comfortably enough, you call it freedom.
The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.
Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor.
Space ails us moderns: we are sick with space.
I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.