Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

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Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.

I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.

In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child’s parent or grandparent.

An optimist is a guy that never has had much experience.

When you can’t have anything else, you can have virtue.