Carl Sandburg Quotes

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Carl Sandburg Quote: Poetry is a diary kept by a sea creature who lives on land and wishes he could fly.
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Quotes about Carl Sandburg: Poetry is any page from a sketchbook of outlines of a doorknob with thumb-prints of dust, blood, dreams.
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Quote about Carl Sandburg: I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn't learned a thing I didn't know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct.
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Carl Sandburg Sayings: Didn't you tie the mittens on her feet (Wednesday Evening's) extra special nice? Yes--she is an extra special nice pigeon. She cries for pity when she wants pity. And she shuts her eyes when she doesn't want to look at you. And if you look deep in her eyes when her eyes are open you will see lights there exactly like the lights on the pastures and the meadows when the mist is drifting on a Wednesday evening just between the twilight and gloaming.
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Carl Sandburg Saying: So I turn once more to those who sneer at this my city, and I give them back the sneer and say to them: Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.
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Sayings about Carl Sandburg: Poetry is a puppet-show, where riders of skyrockets and divers of sea fathoms gossip about the sixth sense and the fourth dimension.
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Saying about Carl Sandburg: Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin and Abraham Lincoln never saw a movie, heard a radio or looked at television. They had 'Loneliness' and knew what to do with it. They were not afraid of being lonely because they knew that was when the creative mood in them would work.
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Carl Sandburg Quotes: Poetry is an art practiced with the terribly plastic material of human language.
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Carl Sandburg Quote: Give me hunger, pain and want, Shut me out with shame and failure From your doors of gold and fame, Give me your shabbiest, weariest hunger! But leave me a little love.
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Quotes about Carl Sandburg: I glory in this world of men and women, torn with troubles, yet living on to love and laugh through it all.
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Quote about Carl Sandburg: Poetry is the report of a nuance between two moments, when people say, 'Listen!' and 'Did you see it?' 'Did you hear it? What was it?'
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Carl Sandburg Sayings: An ambition is a little creeper that creeps and creeps in your heart night and day, singing a little song,
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Carl Sandburg Saying: Under the summer roses When the flagrant crimson Lurks in the dusk Of the wild red leaves, Love, with little hands, Comes and touches you With a thousand memories, And asks you Beautiful, unanswerable questions.
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Sayings about Carl Sandburg: I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.
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Saying about Carl Sandburg: Poetry is the cipher key to the five mystic wishes packed in a hollow silver bullet fed to a flying fish.
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Carl Sandburg Quotes: The simple dignity of a child drinking a bowl of milk embodies the fascination of an ancient rite.
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Carl Sandburg Quote: Come clean with a child heart Laugh as peaches in the summer wind Let rain on a house roof be a song Let the writing on your face be a smell of apple orchards on late June.
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