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Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967)
US biographer & poet [more author details]
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A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.
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Carl Sandburg
I see America, not in the setting sun of a black night of despair ahead of us, I see America in the crimson light of a rising sun fresh from the burning, creative hand of God. I see great days ahead, great days possible to men and women of will and vision.
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Carl Sandburg
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
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Carl Sandburg
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
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Carl Sandburg
The fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
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Carl Sandburg, Chicago Poems (1916) "Fog"
I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes.
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Carl Sandburg, Cornhuskers (1918) "Prairie"
I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
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Carl Sandburg, Incidentals (1907)
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work.
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Carl Sandburg, New York Times Feb. 13, 1959
Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
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Carl Sandburg, The People, Yes (1936)

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