When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.