Zitat des Tages von John Ciardi:
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students.
The classroom should be an entrance into the world, not an escape from it.
You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
A dollar saved is a quarter earned.
Poetry lies its way to the truth.
Nothing goes further toward a man's liberation than the act of surviving his need for character.
The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself.
The reader deserves an honest opinion. If he doesn't deserve it, give it to him anyhow.
A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.
Intelligence recognizes what has happened. Genius recognizes what will happen.
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.
The day will happen whether or not you get up.
Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar.
Every game ever invented by mankind, is a way of making things hard for the fun of it!
There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.