Carl Sandburg Quotes and Quotations
Stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big Shoulders.
Hope is an echo, hope ties itself yonder, yonder.
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess what is seen during a moment.
Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air.
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
Slang is language which takes off its coat, spits on its hands - and goes to work.
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.
Time is a sandpile we run our fingers in.
The past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, nor just for tomorrow, but in the here and now.
Nothing happens unless first a dream.
There are people who want to be everywhere at once, and they get nowhere.
Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure if they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.
Love your neighbor as yourself, but don't take down the fence.
I'm an idealist: I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way.
1 tell you the past is a bucket of ashes.
Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance.