Charles Simic

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.

Charles Simic

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Tennessee Williams When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.
Jean Rostand Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
Lady Gaga I think what made it difficult for people to get, and still makes it difficult for people to get, is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that, my music doesn't exist without the performance-art element.
Nigel Mansell The preparation, commitment and desire to win will be no less than the last time I drove a grand prix car in anger.
Josh Billings Knowledge is like money: the more he gets, the more he craves.
William Makepeace Thackeray Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
Billy Graham God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there.
Jim Carrey It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?
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Man Ray I paint what cannot be photographed, that which comes from the imagination or from dreams, or from an unconscious drive.
Malcolm De Chazal The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.
Davy Crockett We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.
Jim Rohn The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
Mira Nair It's only at this age that I can say the word 'art' without flinching.
Sam Raimi When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way.
Jane Austen Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
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Mark Hyman I have experienced some amazing food! Yet when I think about the most luxurious and exquisite meals I have had, visions of simple food made from a few natural ingredients are what most excite me.

Charles Simic

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