Edna St. Vincent Millay Quotes

Life is a quest and love a quarrel ...

Edna St. Vincent Millay

No one but Night, with tears on her dark face, Watches beside me in this windy place

Edna St. Vincent Millay

I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- it gives a lovely light!

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

April comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Life is a quest and love a quarrel

Edna St. Vincent Millay

I drank at every vine. The last was like the first. I came upon no wine So wonderful as thirst.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world -- it is thin.

Edna St. Vincent Millay
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