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A. E. Housman

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If there is no door to your dream, create one.
E'YEN A. GARDNER
Come out of hiding, don't be afraid to be yourself.
E'YEN A. GARDNER
To express yourself in a creative way you don't need structure you need an empty mind.
E'YEN A. GARDNER
However, if we don’t confront the seed of lies, it gives place for them to take root in us and we ...
E'YEN A. GARDNER
Oneness with God is not a dream, it is the only reality. Everything else is an illusion.
E'YEN A. GARDNER
The life that I have lived was no more than a mask covering the real me. What has happened was not t...
E'YEN A. GARDNER
This is for all ill-treated fellows - Unborn and unbegot, For them to read when they're in trouble ...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
Nature not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
I could no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
Ensanguining the skies, How heavily it dies, Into the west away; Past touch and sight and sound, Not...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
From far, from eve and morning And yon twelve-winded sky, The stuff of life to knit me Blew hither: ...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
Nature not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
Oh I have been to Ludlow fair, and left my necktie God knows where. And carried half way home, or ne...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
And how am I to face the odds, Of man's bedevilment and God's? I, a stranger and afraid, In a world...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
This is for all ill-treated fellows - Unborn and unbegot, For them to read when they're in trouble A...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough.
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
And malt does more than Milton can To justify the ways of God to man.
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
Oh I have been to Ludlow fair, and left my necktie God knows where. And carried half way home, or ne...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
Little is the luck I've had, And oh, 'tis comfort small - To think that many another lad - Has had n...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
And malt does more than Milton can To justify the ways of God to man
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
Then the world seemed none so bad, and I myself a sterling lad. And down in lovely muck I've lain, h...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
I could no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat.
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
And how am I to face the odds, Of man's bedevilment and God's? I, a stranger and afraid, In a world ...
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made
ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN
A politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man.
E. E. CUMMINGS
Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.
E. E. CUMMINGS
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
E. E. CUMMINGS
To be nobody but yourself in a world that's doing its best to make you somebody else, is to fight th...
E. E. CUMMINGS
To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't whi...
E E CUMMINGS
To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybod...
E E CUMMINGS
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybod...
E E CUMMINGS
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody e...
E. E. CUMMINGS
To destroy is always the first step in any creation.
E. E. CUMMINGS
Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.
E. E. CUMMINGS
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach 10,000 stars how not to dance.
E. E. CUMMINGS
The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.
E. E. CUMMINGS
Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong...
E. E. CUMMINGS
The Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls are unbeautiful and have comfortable minds.
E. E. CUMMINGS
To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't whi...
E. E. CUMMINGS
We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, wort...
E. E. CUMMINGS
next to of course god america i / love you land of the pilgrims and so forth oh
E. E. CUMMINGS
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you like everyb...
E. E. CUMMINGS
To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn&#...
E. E. CUMMINGS
Progress is a comfortable disease.
E. E. CUMMINGS
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience ...
E. E. CUMMINGS
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
E E CUMMINGS
Listen; there's a hell of a good universe next door: let's go.
E E CUMMINGS
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
E E CUMMINGS
(i do not know what it is about you that closes
and opens; only something in me understands
...
E E CUMMINGS
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: Amer...
E. E. CUMMINGS
A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. ...
E. E. CUMMINGS
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blu...
E. E. CUMMINGS