Well-Written Days ...
All About Livin' Lovin' & Laughin'
gifts put mans best dreams to shame.
it gets dark enough, you can see the stars.
help me to accept the truth about myself, no matter how beautiful.
it your ambition to lead a quiet life, mind your own business and work
with your hands...
Self-discipline is self-caring.
pain then is part of the happiness now
thats the deal.
can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems
are your own. You don't blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the
President. You realize that you control your own destiny.
is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have
got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as
possible before handing it on to future generations.
human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original
sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to
leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose
everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making
lot of people don't have the courage to do it.
by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your
eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these
things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly,
except to people who don't understand.
is letting you be who you are, and me being who I am. Thats it.
love is not to look at each other but to look together in the same direction.
good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his
can love em into Heaven or preach em into hell.
has a stronger influence psychologically
.on their children than
the unlived life of the parent.
never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children
to be always and forever explaining things to them.
we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.
indecision brings it own delays and days are lost lamenting over lost
What you can do or think you can do, begin it. For boldness
has Magic, Power, and Genius in it.
is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.
even shower with my pen, in case any ideas drip out of the water head.
tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference
between lightning and a lightning bug.
think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something
at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension.
one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors
to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected
in common hours.
room is not finished until it evokes an emotion when you walk into it.
you think something small can't make a big difference, try going to sleep
with a mosquito in the room.
are my principles. If you dont like them, I have others.