"Poetry is what gets lost in translation."
"Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen."
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
"Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed."
"We sit and talk,quietly, with long lapses of silenceand I am aware of the streamthat has no language, coursingbeneath the quiet heaven ofyour eyeswhich has no speech"
"The poet's job is to put into words those feelings we all have that are so deep, so important, and yet so difficult to name, to tell the truth in such a beautiful way, that people cannot live without it."
"Your thighs are appletrees. Your knees are a southern breeze."
"Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake."
"Come live with me and be my Love, And we will all the pleasures prove"
"Every angel is terrifying."
"Music is the universal language of mankind."
"Some of you say, Joy is greater than sorrow, and others say, Nay, sorrow is the greater.But I say unto you, they are inseparable.Together they come, and when one sits alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed."