Mark Strand

Poetry is, first and last, language - the rest is filler.

Mark Strand

Most Shared Quotes

Tom Colicchio So you can say, 'Get Big Government out of here, and don't tell me what to eat,' but when kids are going to school, and they're being fed junk, we're pretty much telling them what to eat, and we're telling them junk is OK.
Whitney Houston I wanted to be a teacher. I love children, so I wanted to deal with children. Then I wanted to be a veterinarian. But by the age of ten or eleven, when I opened my mouth and said, 'Oh, God, what's this?' I kind of knew teaching and being a veterinarian were gonna have to wait.
Henrik Ibsen What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
Ruby Wax Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied.
Laurieann Gibson I personally love to run outdoor fitness trails. I love the meditative value I get when out alone, challenging myself to run faster and higher.
Maureen O’Hara Making movies is just like betting on horses at the racetrack.
George Orwell I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
Peter Hammill Actually I think Art lies in both directions - the broad strokes, big picture but on the other hand the minute examination of the apparently mundane. Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand, that kind of thing.
Clint Black I use computers for email, staying current with my own website as well as finding important information through other websites. I also use it for creating MP3 files of new music I'm working on.
Niklas Zennstrom With our work at Kazaa, we began seeing growing broadband connections and more powerful computers and more streaming multimedia, and we saw that the traditional way of communicating by phone no longer made a lot of sense.
Marvin Davis As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
Jose Serrano Under the leadership of this President, the state of the union is not strong. We are being pulled apart rather than pulling together. Our democracy is suffering from the choices being made, and yet we are offered the same tired excuses and unrealistic analyses.
Stephen King What charitable 1 percenters can't do is assume responsibility - America's national responsibilities: the care of its sick and its poor, the education of its young, the repair of its failing infrastructure, the repayment of its staggering war debts.
Henri Frederic Amiel There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
George Santayana Happiness is the only sanction of life where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
Bruce Dickinson I enjoy making solo albums because over the years it's evolved into more of a genuine personal expression of story-telling and day dreams, and I work in a way that has more control.
Eric Alterman More and more, Democrats are starting to worry they that they have a more um, colorful version of Jimmy Carter on their hands. Obama acts cool as a proverbial cucumber but that awful '70s show seems frightfully close to a rerun.
Bob Brown There are better alternatives... Australia should be exporting its solar technology, not its uranium.
Barbara Bush I'm worried about parents who aren't parenting.
Francis Bacon Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

Mark Strand

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