Anne Stevenson

I don't like poetry that just slaps violent words on a canvas, as it were.

Anne Stevenson

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Charles Lindbergh I have seen the science I worshiped, and the aircraft I loved, destroying the civilization I expected them to serve.
John Stuart Mill Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.
Soren Kierkegaard Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid.
Zach Braff I had no interest in sports so I didn't make friends in that traditional way where kids are in public school and they go and they join clubs, and play sports. So I kind of had to find my own way to make friends and get attention and so I just was the class clown.
Lance Armstrong Nobody needs to cry for me. I'm going to be great.
Kin Hubbard No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
Jack White I think you can't really escape any kind of spiritual education as a child, whether it's New Age or Judaism or Buddhism or whatever it is. You can't escape it, even if you completely disagree with it, you still have it as a foundation that you base things off of.
Gail Simmons I cannot go to Montreal without going to Beauty's, my favorite place for breakfast, where I have the Mish-Mash omelet with hot dogs, salami, eggs, green peppers, and onions, and the best banana bread in the world. It's legendary!
William Henry Harrison There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
Ernest Thompson Seton Fort Smith, being the place of my longest stay, was the scene of my largest medical practice.
Jean Cocteau Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
Kevin J. Anderson I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too.
Mark Haddon Science and literature give me answers. And they ask me questions I will never be able to answer.
Nelson Mandela For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Kurt Vonnegut True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Ernst Fischer I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
J. K. Rowling It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Joseph Hall Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
T. S. Eliot Our high respect for a well read person is praise enough for literature.
Joan Collins The problem with beauty is that it's like being born rich and getting poorer.

Anne Stevenson

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