"The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them."
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"Man that is of woman born is apt to be as vain has his mother."
"Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of 30."
"Thinking is not to agree or disagree. That is voting."
"I am not a teacher, but an awakener."
"Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor."
"No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader."
"What is this talked-of mystery of birth but being mounted bareback on the earth?"
"No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard."
"To be social is to be forgiving."
"Skepticism, is that anything more than we used to mean when we said, Well, what have we here?"
"We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows."
"Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up."
"I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old."
"But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep."
"Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat."
"I would as soon write free verse as play tennis with the net down."
"A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom."
"Poetry is what is lost in translation."
"Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down."
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