Some Call Experience (1)

I stepped from plank to plank/ So slow and cautiously;/ The stars about my head I felt,/ About my feet the sea./ / I knew not but the next/ Would be my final inch,�/ This gave me that precarious gait...
The Complete Poems



On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."