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e e Cummings (1894 - 1962)
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(i do not know what it is about you that closes
and opens; only something in me understands
the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses)
nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands
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e e cummings
I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.
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It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
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Life's not a paragraph And death i think is no parenthesis
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Listen; there's a hell of a good universe next door: let's go.
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Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
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The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
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To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
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To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
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e e cummings
The only man, woman, or child who ever wrote a simple declarative sentence with seven grammatical errors is dead.
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e e cummings, on the death of Warren G. Harding, 1923
To destroy is always the first step in any creation.
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e e Cummings, Selected Letters, 1955

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