I always thought that poetry is the verdict that others give to a certain kind of writing. So to call yourself a poet is a kind of dangerous description. It's for others it's for others to use.
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Lao Tzu Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
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Patricia Cornwell In my forties, my optimism was boundless. I had really good health and tremendous success which allowed me to do anything I wanted.
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Ethan Hawke I think that as soon as you think of yourself as a famous person or anything like that, you're objectifying yourself in some weird way.
Henry Miller In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
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