Memory holds together past and present, gives continuity and dignity to human life... the companion... the tutor, the poet, the library, with which you travel.
The job of the poet is to render the world -- to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do.
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.
To be what no one ever was, to be what everyone has been Freedom is the mean of those extremes that fence all effort in.
Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.
Nothing in man is more serious than his sense of humor it is the sign that he wants all the truth.
Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king.
I love the fall. I love it because of the smells that you speak of and also because things are dying, things that you don't have to take care of anymore, and the grass stops growing.