Only great minds can afford a simple style.
(January 23, 1783 - March 23, 1842)
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
(June 28, 1712 - July 02, 1778)
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love.
(April 03, 1783 - November 28, 1859)
Our greatest evil flows from ourselves
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
How men hate waiting while their wives shop for clothes and trinkets; how women hate waiting, often for much of their lives, while their husbands shop for fame and glory
I hope the dog got a steak dinner.
The image of myself which I try to create in my own mind in order that I may love myself is very different from the image which I try to create in the minds of others in order that they may love me
W. H. Auden