The crown of literature is poetry.

W. Somerset Maugham

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Rainn Wilson My dad wanted to name me after Rainier Maria Rilke, the poet.
Robert Frost Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
Scott Adams The greenest home is the one you don't build. If you really want to save the Earth, move in with another family and share a house that's already built. Better yet, live in the forest and eat whatever the squirrels don't want.
Jerry Saltz Elizabeth Peyton, the artist known for tiny, dazzling portraits of radiant youth, is now painting tiny, dazzling portraits of radiant middle age.
Dalai Lama Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something's wrong. He's not right in the brain.
William Ellery Channing Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
Tim Allen In marriage, compromise nurtures the relationship.
Jules Verne We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.
Robert M. Pirsig The truth knocks on the door and you say, go away, I'm looking for the truth, and it goes away. Puzzling.
Fulton J. Sheen Hearing nuns' confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.
Glen Hansard Sadness is a very interesting idea, this idea of sadness being some kind of default setting that artists will go into. And then I started thinking about this idea of sadness and happiness, and the idea that sadness is very loud, and happiness is quiet.
Amy Grant But my experience is that people who have been through painful, difficult times are filled with compassion.
Hjalmar Schacht But what you could perhaps do with in these days is a word of most sincere sympathy. Your movement is carried internally by so strong a truth and necessity that victory in one form or another cannot elude you for long.
Malcolm Muggeridge My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind as adopted it.
Prince William I always remember having a healthy respect for my grandmother.
Annie Dillard As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker.
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Georg C. Lichtenberg The noble simplicity in the works of nature only too often originates in the noble shortsightedness of him who observes it.
Mae West I only like two kinds of men, domestic and imported.
John Wooden My eyesight is not nearly as good. My hearing is probably going away. My memory is slipping too. But I'm still around.

W. Somerset Maugham

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