The land and sea, the animals, fishes, and birds, the sky of heaven and the orbs, the forests, mountains, and rivers, are not small themes … but folks expect of the poet to indicate more than the beauty and dignity which always attach to dumb real objects … they expect him to indicate the path between reality and their souls.
I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Do anything, but let it produce joy.
The strongest and sweetest songs yet remain to be sung.