Vincent Millay Quotes

21 Vincent Millay quotes:

"I dread no more the first white in my hair, / Or even age itself, the easy shoe, / The cane, the wrinkled hands, the special chair / Time, doing this to me, may alter too / My sorrow, into something I can bear."
"Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age / The child is grown, and puts away childish things. / Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. / Nobody that matters, that is."
"We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs a longer life than love does."
"Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world -- it is thin."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Caution Quotes Distrust Quotes
"Not truth, but faith, it is that keeps the world alive."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down."
"A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him."
"Tea was such a comfort."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Comfort Quotes
"Down, down, down into the darkness of the grave Gently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind; Quietly they go, the intelligent, the witty, the brave. I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Darkness Quotes
"Beauty is whatever gives joy."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Euclid alone / Has looked on Beauty bare, Fortunate they / Who, though once only and then but far away, / Have heard her massive sandal set on stone."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through."
"Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends It gives a lovely light! Edna St"
"God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: God Quotes
"I love humanity but I hate people."
Author: Millay Quotes Category: Hate Quotes

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