Quotes by Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg

American Poet

Alive from: 1878-1967

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    The people will live on.
    The learning and blundering people will live on.
    They will be tricked and sold and again sold.
    And go back to the nourishing earth for rootholds.
    Source: The People, Yes (1936)
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    The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.
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    The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.
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    There are some people who can receive a truth by no other way than to have their understanding shocked and insulted.
    Source: In Reckless Ecstasy (1904)
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    There have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly in the woods and sometimes go up and on through the clouds.
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    There is a warning love sends and the cost of it is never written till long afterward.
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    There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
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    There was always the consolation that if I didn't like what I wrote I could throw it away or burn it.
    Source: Ever the Winds of Chance (1983)
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    They tell me you are wicked and I believe them, for I have seen your painted women under the gas lamps luring the farm boys.
    Source: Chicago l. 6 (1916)
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    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.
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    Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.
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    To never see a fool you lock yourself in your room and smash the looking-glass.
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    To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then go to hell after all would be too damn hard.
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    To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then to go to hell after all would be too damned hard.
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    Under the summer roses
    When the flagrant crimson
    Lurks in the dusk
    Of the wild red leaves,
    Love, with little hands,
    Comes and touches you
    With a thousand memories,
    And asks you
    Beautiful, unanswerable questions.
    Source: Under the Harvest Moon (1916)
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