I suppose that every one of us hopes secretly for immortality; to leave, I mean, a name behind him which will live forever in this world, whatever he may be doing, himself, in the next.
I am sure of this: that no one can write a book which children will like unless he write it for himself first.
The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.
An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
The poet exposes himself to the risk. All that has been said about poetry, all that he has learned about poetry, is only a partial assurance.
That's a wonderful change that's taken place, and so most poetry today is published, if not directly by the person, certainly by the enterprise of the poet himself, working with his friends.
I'm so blessed to have such enlightened parents. It must have been very hard to watch their able-bodied son lock himself up in his old room for most of his 20s.
God manifests himself in each historical period according to the understanding of the people of the era.
To insist that no one can support the interests of the aam aadmi without being one himself is like saying that no man can support women's rights.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.