Eugenio Montale

I do not go in search of poetry. I wait for poetry to visit me.

Eugenio Montale

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Chris Evans What if I couldn't handle people's opinions of me? I know that shouldn't dictate a person's degree of peace or happiness in life, but the problem is, I chose a business saturated in judgment.
Robin Day I would think twice about designing stuff for which there was no need and which didn't endure.
Victoria Legrand I like to find the beauty in the ugly. When I'm in a thrift store, I gravitate toward pieces I know I'll wear a ton, and insane pieces that I'm sure most people would consider gross. But I find them inspiring. Our van is currently stocked with some of my random findings from this tour. Maybe I'll ca...
Michael Lewis People who think they know what they are talking about when they talk about baseball include the announcers and all of the sports press - no matter how much evidence you present them to the contrary they will continue to think that what they think is right.
Robert Reich The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair access and fair opportunity. This is not equality of result. It's equality of opportunity. There's a fundamental difference.
Helen Keller To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Jean Genet Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
Donald Berwick We have really good data that show when you take patients and you really inform them about their choices, patients make more frugal choices. They pick more efficient choices than the health care system does.
Dick Morris Anybody who thinks that getting a communication from a voter in your district is spam - that guy is pork. Roast pork unless he changes his point of view.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.
Lady Gaga I was doing these performance art pop music pieces in the city. And they were a bit on the eccentric side I suppose. So people started to call me Gaga after the Queen song 'Radio Gaga.'
Tori Amos I usually get myself into situations that cause sparks. I mean I'm a girl that likes the storms. I love feeling alive, I love walking out in the cold in my bare feet and feeling the ice on my toes.
Bertrand Russell To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.
Alice Paul I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.
Stanley Weiser A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
Henry Miller Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.
Louis C. K. Well, when I was younger, I lied all the time, because once you understand the power of lying, it's really like magic because you transform reality for people.
Glenn Beck Remember, beneath every cynic there lies a romantic, and probably an injured one.
Danny McBride I had a classic gym teacher in junior high who wore a weightlifter's belt all the time.
Scott Alexander All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.

Eugenio Montale

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