The best Quotations


A baby is god's opinion that life should go on.
- Carl Sandburg

I am an idealist. i don't know where i'm going but i'm on my way.
- Carl Sandburg

I have written some poetry that i don't understand myself.
- Carl Sandburg

I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as i done it i seen it.
- Carl Sandburg

I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. keep moving and forget the post mortems; and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.
- Carl Sandburg

In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you wake in the morning.
- Carl Sandburg

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

One of the greatest necessities in america is to discover creative solitude.
- Carl Sandburg

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
- Carl Sandburg

Poetry is the achievement of the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.
- Carl Sandburg

Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the sky.
- Carl Sandburg

Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work.
- Carl Sandburg

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
- Carl Sandburg

The greatest cunning is to have none at all.
- Carl Sandburg

The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. it is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.
- Carl Sandburg

The time for action is now. it's never too late to do something.
- Carl Sandburg

Time is the coin of your life. it is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
- Carl Sandburg


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Quotation The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction. - writer
Quotation To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others. - writer
Quotation Some American writers who have known each other for years have never met in the daytime or when both were sober. - writer
Quotation I think a compliment ought to always precede a complaint, where one is possible, because it softens resentment and insures for the complaint a courteous and gentle reception. - writer
Quotation Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. - writer
Quotation Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake. - writer