"Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Carl Sandburg on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Carl Sandburg on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Carl Sandburg on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Carl Sandburg on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Carl Sandburg on C. S. Lewis
"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."