Philip Levine

There'll always be working people in my poems because I grew up with them, and I am a poet of memory.

Philip Levine

Most Shared Quotes

Sun Myung Moon In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace, it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect. Before we talk about peace among nations, we must settle our peace with God.
Ivanka Trump I think my mom threatened to put me up for adoption a few times.
Bill O’Reilly They advertise on the radio for food stamps!
Guy Laliberte I am blessed for what I have, but I believed in it from the beginning. Today, the dream is the same: I still want to travel, I still want to entertain, and I most certainly still want to have fun.
Madeleine Albright I think the personal relationships I established mattered in terms of what I was able to get done. And I did bring women's issues to the center of our foreign policy.
Ellen DeGeneres We have two dogs, Mabel and Wolf, and three cats at home, Charlie, George and Chairman. We have two cats on our farm, Tom and Little Sister, two horses, and two mini horses, Hannah and Tricky. We also have two cows, Holy and Madonna. And those are only the animals we let sleep in our bed.
Kesha I don't have the best body in the world, but I know for a fact that I have a really good voice.
Julie Burchill One Christmas build-up tradition, however, has totally bypassed me - that of going up to town and 'doing a show.'
Alex Winter The trick of making movies in this culture is how to not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made - and that's a tricky balance.
John Wooden Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
Vincent Van Gogh Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
Paul Farmer If any country was a mine-shaft canary for the reintroduction of cholera, it was Haiti - and we knew it. And in retrospect, more should have been done to prepare for cholera... which can spread like wildfire in Haiti... This was a big rebuke to all of us working in public health and health care in H...
Len Wein I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked.
Hans Hofmann Color is a plastic means of creating intervals... color harmonics produced by special relationships, or tensions. We differentiate now between formal tensions and color tensions, just as we differentiate in music between counterpoint and harmony.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn The next war... may well bury Western civilization forever.
Michael Pollan My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.
Clive Bell A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind.
John Sununu For most Americans, Friday afternoons are filled with positive anticipation of the weekend. In Washington, it's where government officials dump stories they want to bury. Good news gets dropped on Monday so bureaucrats can talk about it all week.
Steve Jobs Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when ...
Adam Clarke He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.

Philip Levine

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