all the usage in the world
Learn to understand your reasons. This is wisdom. Be free to obey your passions. That is love.
When life is, literally, the search for lost time.
When life is a man's self-imposed exile from a country that never let him in.
When life is a play something like the murder of a king put on by a prince as part of an elaborate attempt to avenge the death of his father.
When life is the story of a man who thinks he is a knight written by a man who thinks he is a novelist.
The hand is to the eye as the heart to the mind.
We make ourselves a picture
the red wheel
If you can
imagine the white
we'll grant you
all the rest.
Art improves imagination.
Between the act and fact,
the seen and done, the concept
and emotion, between the feeling
and the thought, slips the image.
Wisdom is the stillness of the mind in which things are what they are.
Love is the movement of the heart through which we become ourselves.
The purpose of poetry is to make us feel better. A poem doesn't always make us feel good, but a good poem makes us better able to feel.
The facts don't make themselves known.
The need for a genius in any age is as regrettable as the need for a tyrant.
Genius is the tyranny of knowledge. A tyrant is a genius of power.
Loyalty is the bigotry of the heart.
Caesar non supra grammaticos.
I am a grammarian.We will or we will not cry together.Gertrude Stein