John Ciardi Quotes

Boys are the cash of war. Whoever said we’re not free-spenders doesn’t know our likes.

Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor.

You don’t have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.

Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.

The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.

There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.