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John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Men marry what they need. I marry you. Men marry what they need. I marry you. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Modern art is what happens when painters stop Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: I'm smiled out, talked out, quipped out, socialized I'm smiled out, talked out, quipped out, socialized so far from any being, I need the weight of mortal silences to get realized back into myself. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: You don't have to suffer to be a You don't have to suffer to be a poet — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: The reader deserves an honest opinion. If he The reader deserves an honest opinion. If he doesn't deserve it, give it to him anyhow. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Fermentation and civilization are inseparable. Fermentation and civilization are inseparable. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation. There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: You have to fall in love with hanging You have to fall in love with hanging around words. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: The classroom should be an entrance into the The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: A university is what a college becomes when A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Every game ever invented by mankind, is a Every game ever invented by mankind, is a way of making things hard for the fun of it! — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Hell is the denial of the ordinary... Hell is the denial of the ordinary... — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: A good question is never answered. A good question is never answered. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: He had his choice, and he liked the He had his choice, and he liked the worst. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Gentility is what is left over from rich Gentility is what is left over from rich ancestors after the money is gone. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Early to bed and early to rise probably Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Poetry lies its way to the truth. Poetry lies its way to the truth. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: A man is what he does with his A man is what he does with his attention and mine is not for sale. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Who could believe an ant in theory? A Who could believe an ant in theory? A giraffe in blueprint? Ten thousand doctors of what's possible Could reason half the jungle out of being. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: You don't have to suffer to be a You don't have to suffer to be a poet. Adolescence is enough suffering for anyone — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Boys are the cash of war. Whoever said: Boys are the cash of war. Whoever said: we're not free spenders- doesn't know our like. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Poetry is man's best means of perceiving most Poetry is man's best means of perceiving most profoundly the action and the consequence of his own emotions. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: A dollar saved is a quarter earned. A dollar saved is a quarter earned. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Love is the word used to label the Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Every word has a history. Every word has Every word has a history. Every word has an image locked into its roots. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Every parent is at some time the father Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: The public library is the most dangerous place The public library is the most dangerous place in town — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: Honesty: The ability to resist small temptations. Honesty: The ability to resist small temptations. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: The success of the poem is determined not The success of the poem is determined not by how much the poet felt in writing it, but by how much the reader feels in reading it. — John Ciardi
John Ciardi Quotes By John Ciardi: The day will happenwhether or not you get The day will happen
whether or not you get up — John Ciardi