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It's terrible to realize you don't learn how to live until you're ready to die, and then it's too late.


Edna Ferber

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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
I know body hair bothers some women, but a lot of men like a fluffy partner.
DAME EDNA EVERAGE
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 ...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
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
For men that are afraid to die
Must warm their hands before a lie;
The fire that's built o...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Love is Not All

Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a r...
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...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.
EDNA W. CHASE
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
The fasts are done; the Aves said; The moon has filled her horn And in the solemn night I watc...
EDNA DEAN PROCTER
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- i...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Never be afraid to laugh at yourself, after all, you could be missing out on the joke of the century...
DAME EDNA EVERAGE
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in...
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
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
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
And he whose soul is flat -- the sky
Will cave in on him by and by.
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY
Darkness is drawn to light, but light does not know it; light must absorb the darkness and therefore...
EDNA O'BRIEN
I think of the garden after the rain; And hope to my heart comes singing, At morn the cherry-blooms ...
EDNA DEAN PROCTOR
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
Fiction should be in its way subversive. I don't think books should be neat or gentle or genteel or ...
EDNA O'BRIEN