"Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Carl Sandburg on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Carl Sandburg on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Carl Sandburg on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Carl Sandburg on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Carl Sandburg on Abraham Lincoln
"I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world."
"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."
"Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me."
"All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure."
"I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way."