I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes.
Quote by Carl Sandburg
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Carl Sandburg Quotes
The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
There are dreams stronger than death. Men and women die holding these dreams.
Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper until you get the right answer.
Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.
The most important thing in the world is family and love.
The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.
Today I can announce a raft of reforms that we estimate could save over 2.5 million police hours every year. That's the equivalent of more than 1,200 police officer posts. These reforms are a watershed moment in policing. They show that we really mean business in busting bureaucracy.
For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
It's not always been a happy marriage. I guess I wanted a quick fix.
But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call as far as motorbikes are concerned. I never flirted with death on the bike, but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different.
You're basically the sum of all the experiences you've ever had, and they're sort of shaken up in you and reproduced in the things you create, and that includes seeing movies.
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful man, I will oblige a great many that are not so.