Sara Teasdale Quotes

Beauty, more than bitterness Makes the heart break.

Can I ever know you Or you know me

Can I ever know you Or you know me?

I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me.

I make the most of all that comes, And the least of all that goes.

I make the most of all that comes, And the least of all that goes.

No one worth possessing Can be quite possessed.

No one worth possessing Can be quite possessed.

When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange -- my youth.



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