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Carl Sandburg Quotes

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«Tell no man anything, for no man listens Yet hold thy lips ready to speak.» — Carl Sandburg
«Let your heart look on white sea spray and be lonely. Love is a fool star. You and a ring of stars may mention my name and then forget me. Love is a fool star.» — Carl Sandburg
«Gather the stars if you wish it so Gather the songs and keep them. Gather the faces of women. Gather for keeping years and years. And then... Loosen your hands, let go and say good-bye. Let the stars and songs go. Let the faces and years go. Loosen your hands and say good-bye.» — Carl Sandburg
«Come clean with a child heart Laugh as peaches in the summer wind Let rain on a house roof be a song Let the writing on your face be a smell of apple orchards on late June.» — Carl Sandburg
«A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one.» — Carl Sandburg
«Give me hunger, pain and want, Shut me out with shame and failure From your doors of gold and fame, Give me your shabbiest, weariest hunger! But leave me a little love.» — Carl Sandburg
«A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.» — Carl Sandburg
«Our lives are like a candle in the wind.» — 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
«Nothing happens unless first we dream.» — Carl Sandburg
«Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.» — Carl Sandburg
«Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.» — Carl Sandburg
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