Czeslaw Milosz

What is poetry which does not save nations or people?

Czeslaw Milosz

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Ralph Waldo Emerson A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
Michael Ende No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical.
Steven Wright I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.
Jacqueline Bisset I've probably understood men too well. I realise they are predatory by nature, and I have a certain acceptance of the male animal.
Patrick Swayze I like to believe that I've got a lot of guardian warriors sittin' on my shoulder including my dad.
Samuel Johnson All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.
Fiona Apple The age thing really bugs me. Do people have more of a right to not like what I say because I'm 19?
Mignon McLaughlin We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
Joseph Smith, Jr. Take away the Book of Mormon and the revelations, and where is our religion? We have none.
Percy Bysshe Shelley Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life, is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret.
Ovid All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.
Anton Chekhov To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God.
Gilbert K. Chesterton Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals nay it is treachery to comrades.
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Margaret Walker The poetry of a people comes from the deep recesses of the unconscious, the irrational and the collective body of our ancestral memories.
Thomas Moore Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.
Constance Rourke An emotional man may possess no humor, but a humorous man usually has deep pockets of emotion, sometimes tucked away or forgotten.
Amy Poehler Always remember your kid's name. Always remember where you put your kid. Don't let your kid drive until their feet can reach the pedals. Use the right size diapers... for yourself. And, when in doubt, make funny faces.

Czeslaw Milosz

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