Carl Sandburg Quotes

Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar. I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.

Carl Sandburg

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

Carl Sandburg

Money is power, freedom, a cushion, the root of all evil, the sum of blessings.

Carl Sandburg

The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.

Carl Sandburg

Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.

Carl Sandburg

Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.

Carl Sandburg

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

Carl Sandburg

Slang is the language which takes off its coat, spits on its hands - and goes to work.

Carl Sandburg

I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it.

Carl Sandburg

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

Carl Sandburg

One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.

Carl Sandburg
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