Carl Sandburg quotes

 quotes - The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. Share

“The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.”

— Carl Sandburg

 quotes - I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way. Share

“I am an idealist. I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way.”

— Carl Sandburg

 quotes - To be a good loser is to learn how to win. Share

“To be a good loser is to learn how to win.”

— Carl Sandburg

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“Nothing happens unless first we dream.”

— Carl Sandburg

“I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.”

— Carl Sandburg

“A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.”

— Carl Sandburg

“I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems; and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Anger is the most impotent of passions. It effects nothing it goes about, and hurts the one who is possessed by it more than the one against whom it is directed.”

— Carl Sandburg

“When a nation goes down, or a society perishes, one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from. They lost sight of what had brought them along.”

— Carl Sandburg

“A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected.”

— Carl Sandburg

“In these times you have to be an optimist to open your eyes when you awake in the morning.”

— Carl Sandburg

“There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.”

— Carl Sandburg

“I doubt if you can have a truly wild party without liquor.”

— Carl Sandburg

“The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.”

— Carl Sandburg

“All politicians should have 3 hats - one to throw into the ring, one to talk through, and one to pull rabbits out of if elected.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.”

— Carl Sandburg

“To work hard, to live hard, to die hard, and then go to hell after all would be too damn hard.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.”

— Carl Sandburg

“Love your neighbor as yourself; but don't take down the fence.”

— Carl Sandburg
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