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The poet's voice need not merely be the record of man, it can be one of the props, the pillars to help him endure and prevail


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Home again, his native land he was born of it and his bones will sleep in it . . .
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Be scared. You can't help that. But don't be afraid. Ain't nothing in the woods going to hurt you unless you corner it, or it smells that you are afraid. A bear or a deer, too, has got to be scared of a coward the same as a brave man has got to be.
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The work of the artist is to lift up peoples hearts and help them endure
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Man knows so little about his fellows. In his eyes all men or women act upon what he believes would motivate him if he were mad enough to do what that other man or woman is doing.
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Loving all of it even while he had to hate some of it because he knows now that you don't love because you love despite not for the virtues, but despite the faults.
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I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better.
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