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I... know what I do, and am unmoved by men's blame, or their praise either.
[Self Acceptance]

If you get simple beauty and naught else, you get about the best thing God invents.

In the great right of an excessive wrong.

Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!

Kiss me as if you made believe You were not sure this eve, How my face, your flower, had pursed It's petals up.

Less is more.
[Writers And Writing]

Lied is a rough phrase; say he fell from truth.

Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.

Love is energy of life.

Make us happy and you make us good.

Man partly is and wholly hopes to be.

Man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?

Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.

My sun sets to rise again.

Never the time and the place and the loved one all together!

O lyric Love, half-angel and half-bird and all a wonder and a wild desire.

O world as God has made it! All is beauty.

Of what I call God, And fools call Nature.

Oh, to be in England now that April's there.

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