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Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Yet ther...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen; depart, be lost, but climb.
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I love humanity, but I hate people.
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After all my erstwhile dear, my no longer cherished; Need we say it was not love, just because it pe...
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I will be the gladdest thing under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers and not pick one.
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Think not for this, however, the poor treasonOf my stout blood against my staggering brain,I shall r...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Well, I have lost you; and I lost you fairly;In my own way, and with my full consent.Say what you wi...
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Life must go on; I forget just why.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
April comes like an idiot, babbling and stewing flowers.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
It gives a lovely light.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it's one damn thing over and over.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Beauty is whatever gives joy.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
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Well, I have lost you; and I lost you fairly;
In my own way, and with my full consent.
Say...
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Song of a Second April

APRIL this year, not otherwise
Than April of a year ag...
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Childhood Is the Kingdom Where Nobody Dies.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I find it's as hard to live down an early triumph as an early indiscretion.
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Time Does Not Bring Relief

Time does not bring relief; you all have lied
Who...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
The undercurrent of my every thought:
To seek you, find you, have you for my own.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Oh, oh, you will be sorry for that word!
Give back my book and take my kiss instead.
Was it m...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
It is not true that is one damn thing after another - it's one damn thing over and over again.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends It giv...
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Pity me that the heart is slow to learn / What the swift mind beholds at every turn.
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Down, down, down into the darkness of the grave Gently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind;...
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Not truth, but faith, it is that keeps the world alive.
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What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why,
I have forgotten, and what arms have lain EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Give God thy heart, thy service, and thy gold; The day wears on, and time is waxing old. - Un...
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Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it'...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I have loved badly, loved the great
Too soon, withdrawn my words too late;
And eaten in an ech...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.
EDNA ST VINCENT MILLAY
My candle burns at both ends
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Pity me that the heart is slow to learn What the swift mind beholds at every turn.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Well, I have lost you; and I lost you fairly;
In my own way, and with my full consent.
Say...
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Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world - it is thin.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I've been a wicked girl," said I: "But if I can't be sorry, why, I might as well be glad!
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Lost in Hell,-Persephone,
Take her head upon your knee;
Say to her, "My dear, my dear,
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends It giv...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my frie...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Music my rampart, and my only one.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Life is a quest and love a quarrel ...
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A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a ...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in ...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I know I am but summer to your heart, And not the full four seasons of the year;
And you must ...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Be to her, Persephone,
All the things I might not be;
Take her head upon your knee.
S...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
You see, I am a poet, and not quite right in the head, darling. It’s only that.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world -- it is thin.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand: Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand!
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it's one damn thing over and over.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I've been a wicked girl," said I: "But if I can't be sorry, why, I might as well be glad!
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Night falls fast.
Today is in the past.

Blown from the dark hill hither to my door EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
After all, my erstwhile dear,
My no longer cherished,
Need we say it was not love,
Ju...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Ebb

I know what my heart is like
Since your love died:
It is like a holl...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
The Englishman foxtrots as he fox-hunts, with all his being, through thickets, through ditches, over...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Life isn't one damn thing after another. It's the same damn thing again and again.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
If I love you Wednesday, What is that to you? I do not love you Thursday - so much is true.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends It g...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it g...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I know I am but summer to your heart,
And not the full four seasons of the year;
And you m...
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My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- it ...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
April comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- i...
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Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in...
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Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
When we are old and these rejoicing veins
Are frosty channels to a muted stream,
And out of a...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
If I love you Wednesday, What is that to you? I do not love you Thursday -- so much is true.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I will come back to you, I swear I will;
And you will know me still.
I shall be only a lit...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Tea was such a comfort.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand: Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand!
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Was it for this I uttered prayers, And sobbed and cursed and kicked the stairs, That now, domestic a...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
And he whose soul is flat -- the sky
Will cave in on him by and by.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age. The child is grown, and puts away...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
No one but Night, with tears on her dark face, watches beside me in this windy place.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I love humanity but I hate people.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Moon, that against the lintel of the west
Your forehead lean until the gate be swung,
Long...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
TO what purpose, April, do you return again?
Beauty is not enough.
You can no longer qui...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Few Come This Way

Few come this way; not that the darkness
Deters them, but t...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
I don't share my body heat indiscriminately.
LISA KLEYPAS
I have a heart tattoo on the inside of my middle finger on my left hand.
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I suppose now I'm obliged to wish you happiness in your new life. Although happiness in the absence ...
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The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel...
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Come, lay thy head upon my breast, And I will kiss thee into rest.
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My love is upon you.
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For whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my peop...
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treasure up these words in thy heart. Be faithful and diligent in keeping the commandments of God an...
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I just thank God I had a pillow to lay my head on.
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And maybe I'm a liar and I do need it, because being kissed by Josh Bennet is kind of like being sav...
KATJA MILLAY
When you look at her what do you feel?... Joy, fear, frustration, longing, friendship, anger, need, ...
KATJA MILLAY
We're like mysteries to one another. Maybe if I can solve him and he can solve me, we can explain ea...
KATJA MILLAY
I live in a world without magic or miracles. A place where there are no clairvoyants or shapeshifter...
KATJA MILLAY
I wished my mother was here tonight, which is stupid, because it’s an impossible wish.” He shrug...
KATJA MILLAY
But you can only go so long being angry before you learn to hate.
KATJA MILLAY
His hands are miracles. I can watch them for hours, transforming wood into something it never dreame...
KATJA MILLAY
I think I’ll stay in pieces. I can shift them, rearrange, depending on the day, depending on what ...
KATJA MILLAY
I stayed in therapy long enough to know that nothing that happened to me was my fault. I didn't do a...
KATJA MILLAY
It amazes me how people are so afraid of what can happen in the dark, but they don't give a second t...
KATJA MILLAY
Sugar has a very special, oversized place on my food pyramid.
KATJA MILLAY
You have no reason to trust me.' 'No, but I trust you anyway.
KATJA MILLAY
It doesn't matter if you do everything right, if you dress the right way and the right way and follo...
KATJA MILLAY
You get halfway through with your life and you realize you haven't done the things you wanted to do ...
KATJA MILLAY
It’s about the dream of second chances,” he says finally. He hasn’t raised his eyes from the p...
KATJA MILLAY
I don't know how to say it - after all this time, I'm not even sure that I can - but I have to break...
KATJA MILLAY
When I look at her now, I think, for just one second, that God doesn't hate me so much after all.
KATJA MILLAY
The world should be full of Josh Bennetts. But it’s not. I had the only one. And I threw him away.
KATJA MILLAY
People who go around advertising their birthdays are douchebags. It's a fact. You can look it up on ...
KATJA MILLAY
Do real boys actually call girls baby? I don't have enough experience to know. I do know that if a g...
KATJA MILLAY
I'd watch her, amazed at just how much a person could accomplish fueled by tea and regret.
KATJA MILLAY
In a way winter is the real spring, the time when the inner things happen, the resurge of nature.
EDNA O'BRIEN
America -- rather, the United States -- seems to me to be the Jew among the nations. It is resourcef...
EDNA FERBER
Life cannot defeat a writer who is in love with writing; for life itself is a writer's love until de...
EDNA FERBER
Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It ...
EDNA FERBER
Countries are either mothers or fathers, and engender the emotional bristle secretly reserved for ei...
EDNA O'BRIEN
The vote means nothing to women. We should be armed.
EDNA O'BRIEN
It's terrible to realize you don't learn how to live until you're ready to die, and then...
EDNA FERBER
A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity...
EDNA FERBER
America / rather, the United States / seems to me to be the Jew among the nations. It is resourceful...
EDNA FERBER
I think that in order to write really well and convincingly, one must he somewhat poisoned by emotio...
EDNA FERBER
A woman can look both moral and exciting - if she also looks as if it were quite a struggle
EDNA FERBER
Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little
EDNA FERBER
Life can't ever really defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lo...
EDNA FERBER
In every question and every remark tossed back and forth between lovers who have not played out the ...
EDNA O'BRIEN
Because we put a lot of love in our biscuits, we take a lot of time and patience with 'em, and I hav...
EDNA STEWART
We're not the owner of the airport. The town is the owner and we're going to defer that decision to ...
EDNA RUANO
From 8:30 a.m. to noon, Southwest was closed for business due to fog.
EDNA RUANO
I got married here. I baptized my kids here. This is too much. I'm heartbroken.
EDNA RODRIGUEZ
You have to preserve your history.
EDNA PIERCE
People like to say love is unconditional, but it's not, and even if it was unconditional, it's still...
KATJA MILLAY
Call me Sunshine again, and I will murder you, cocksucker.
KATJA MILLAY
I haven’t started counting yet. I wonder if it’s just me or if it’s like that for everybody; t...
KATJA MILLAY
I don't know how to regret it. Because that would mean to regret that I ever met her and I can't mak...
KATJA MILLAY
Some things you just have to learn to live with.
KATJA MILLAY
Good Morning, Sunshine!" Josh F**king Bennett. By now, I'm pretty sure that if I were to find his bi...
KATJA MILLAY
He's kissing me. And when he does, part of me is lost. But it's the part that's twisted and mangled ...
KATJA MILLAY
Maybe one day you'll come back. Maybe you never will and that'll suck, but you can't keep doing this...
KATJA MILLAY
A woman can look both moral and exciting -- if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.
EDNA FERBER
Roast Beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy. Seated at Life's Dining Table, with the ...
EDNA FERBER
I am obsessive, also I am industrious. Besides, the time when you are most alive and most aware is i...
EDNA O'BRIEN
A closed mind is a dying mind.
EDNA FERBER
Our system is not one of justice, but of law.
EDNA BUCHANAN
The vote means nothing to women. We should be armed. -Edna O'Brien.
EDNA O'BRIEN
Living the past is a dull and lonely business; looking back strains the neck muscles, causes you to ...
EDNA FERBER
Your idea of bliss is to wake up on a Monday morning knowing you haven't a single engagement for the...
EDNA FERBER
Any garment which is cut to fit you is much more becoming, even if it is not so splendid as a garmen...
EDNA FERBER
We had no clue what was happening, what it was. In fact, if it happened again, I'm not sure I'd know...
EDNA BEECHRAFT
We had no clue what was happening, what it was. In fact, if it happened again, I'm not sure I'd know...
EDNA BEECHRAFT
Basically, what we do is all fresh.
EDNA STEWART
And they want the church to show them a better way in which to live.
EDNA SMITH
Our schedule planning folks are always looking at the markets we serve, and if we see the demand, we...
EDNA RUANO
It was wonderful. It was cold and wet, but it didn't stop anyone. We're definitely doing it again ne...
EDNA PIERCE
I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to se...
EDNA FERBER
True friends are those who really know you but love you anyway.
EDNA BUCHANAN
Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.
EDNA FERBER
Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling.
EDNA FERBER
In every question and every remark tossed back and forth between lovers who have not played out the ...
EDNA O'BRIEN
I have some women friends but I prefer men. Don't trust women. There is a built-in competition b...
EDNA O'BRIEN
Writers really live in the mind and in hotels of the soul.
EDNA O'BRIEN
My hand does the work and I don't have to think; in fact, were I to think, it would stop the flo...
EDNA O'BRIEN
Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to strugg...
EDNA FERBER
Wasn't marriage, like life, unstimulating and unprofitable and somewhat empty when too well ordered ...
EDNA FERBER