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Carl Sandburg Quotes | Quotes by Carl Sandburg

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Quote Left Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. Quote Right
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Quote Left Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper until you get the right answer. Quote Right
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Quote Left The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. Quote Right
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Quote Left Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel them under and let me work— I am the grass; I cover all. Quote Right
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Quote Left There have been as many varieties of socialists as there are wild birds that fly in the woods and sometimes go up and on through the clouds. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left A baby is God's opinion that life should go on. Quote Right
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Quote Left History is a living horse laughing at a wooden horse. History is a wind blowing where it listeth. History is no sure thing to bet on. History is a box of tricks with a lost key. History is a labyrinth of doors with sliding panels, a book of ciphers with the code in a cave of the Saragossa sea. History says, if it pleases, Excuse me, I beg your pardon, it will never happen again if I can help it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work. Quote Right
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Quote Left Nothing happens unless first a dream. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are dreams stronger than death. Men and women die holding these dreams. Quote Right
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Quote Left The people will live on. The learning and blundering people will live on. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder. Quote Right
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Quote Left Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky -- or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time. Quote Right
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Quote Left A baby is God's opinion that life should go on Quote Right
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Quote Left In reply to the question, What was it the last man on earth said Where is everybody Quote Right
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Quote Left I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes. Quote Right
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Quote Left The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to. Quote Right
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Quote Left Here is the difference between Dante, Milton, and me. They wrote about hell and never saw the place. I wrote about Chicago after looking the town over for years and years. Quote Right
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Quote Left Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come. Quote Right
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Quote Left The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach Quote Right
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Quote Left Poetry is the journal of the sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air. Poetry is a search for syllables to shoot at the barriers of the unknown and the unknowable. Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away. Quote Right
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Quote Left I have become infected, now that I see how beautifully a book is coming out of all this. Quote Right
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