Quotes by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay

American poet

Alive from: 1892-1950

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
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    A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down.
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    April comes like an idiot, babbling and stewing flowers.
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    God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.
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    I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.
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    If I love you Wednesday, What is that to you? I do not love you Thursday - so much is true.
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    It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it's one damn thing over and over.
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    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!
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    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.
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    Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
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    Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world - it is thin.
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    Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
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