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Edna St. Vincent Millay Quotes

(1892-1950), American Poet

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.

Category: Absence

A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down.

Category: Books And Reading

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

Category: Caution

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

Category: Childhood

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!

Category: Extravagance

God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.

Category: God

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

Category: Infatuation

It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it's one damn thing over and over.

Category: Life And Living

Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs a longer life than love does.

Category: Love

If I love you Wednesday, What is that to you? I do not love you Thursday -- so much is true.

Category: Love

April comes like an idiot, babbling and stewing flowers.

Category: Seasons