The jury consist of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
We love things we love what they are.
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.
What is required is sight and insight- then you might add one more: excite.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
The only certain freedom's in departure.
Live life like its the last breath you take for that breath is the whole essence of living, the little things in life are what connects us to all the big things we live for
Far more violence has been done in obeying the law than in breaking the law.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I'm not a teacher, but an awakener.
All the fun is in how you say a thing.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy great big joke on me.
All great things are done for their own sake.
Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves.
We disparage reason.But all the time it's what we're most concerned with.There's will as motor and there's will as brakes.Reason is, I suppose, the steering gear.
The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued.
Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.
My long two-pointed ladder's sticking through a treeToward heaven still,And there's a barrel that I didn't fillBeside it, and there may be two or threeApples I didn't pick upon some bough.But I am done with apple-picking now.Essence of winter sleep is on the night,The scent of apples: I am drowsing off.
The tree the tempest with a crash of woodThrows down in front of us is not to barOur passage to our journey's end for good,But just to ask us who we think we are....
The rain to the wind said, You push and I'll pelt.' They so smote the garden bed That the flowers actually knelt, And lay lodged-though not dead. I know how the flowers felt.
Whose woods these are I think I know.His house is in the village though;He will not see me stopping hereTo watch his woods fill up with snow.
Freedom is slavery some poets tell us.Enslave yourself to the right leader's truth,Christ's or Karl Marx', and it will set you free.
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
How many things have to happen to you before something occurs to you?
Poets are like baseball pitchers. Both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things.
How many times it thundered before Franklin took the hint! How many apples fell on Newton's head before he took the hint! Nature is always hinting at us. It hints over and over again. And suddenly we take the hint.
There is absolutely no reason for being rushed along with the rush. Everybody should be free to go slow.
Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That's voting.
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Unless you are educated in metaphor, you are not safe to be let loose in the world.