Carol Ann Duffy

I think poetry can help children deal with the other subjects on the curriculum by enabling them to see a subject in a new way.

Carol Ann Duffy

Most Shared Quotes

James Monroe The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
Aphra Behn Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow.
Mother Teresa There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
Josh McDowell Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That's a unique claim in the literature of religion.
A. R. Ammons Once every five hundred years or so, a summary statement about poetry comes along that we can't imagine ourselves living without.
Henning Mankell I am not afraid of dying. I have lived longer than most people in the world. What scares me is to have a body that works but a brain that is waving goodbye. If that happens, I hope I die quickly.
Paul Robeson In fact, because of this deep desire for peace, the ruling class leaders of this land, from 1945 on, stepped up the hysteria and propaganda to drive into American minds the false notion that danger threatened them from the East.
Joseph Stalin In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.
Anwar Sadat Russians can give you arms but only the United States can give you a solution.
Dave Eggers You treat a kid with respect and as an adult you talk to them as if they're smart people. But you don't throw at them the trappings of adulthood and you know, the darker stuff.
Jean Genet Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.
John Polkinghorne Bottom up thinkers try to start from experience and move from experience to understanding. They don't start with certain general principles they think beforehand are likely to be true they just hope to find out what reality is like.
Timothy Zahn For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock.
Warren Christopher Despite the demands of this job, one of the things my wife and I try to do is to spend time together alone. And one of the things we really enjoy doing together is seeing a good movie.
Damian Lewis Acting can be a narrow and isolated experience, because you only examine your particular part.
Shinzo Abe I have experienced failure as a politician and for that very reason, I am ready to give everything for Japan.
Jeb Bush If more people were actively engaged in advocating their positions I think we'd have a better society.
Franklin D. Roosevelt It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present.
Daniel Craig You know, I think the film business is its own worst enemy because it sells movies on DVD footage and 'behind the scenes,' and now it's a real struggle trying to keep storylines and plotlines a secret.
Gore Vidal We must declare ourselves, become known allow the world to discover this subterranean life of ours which connects kings and farm boys, artists and clerks. Let them see that the important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.

Carol Ann Duffy

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