Democracy! Bah! When I hear that word I reach for my feather Boa!
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Irwin Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 April 5, 1997) was an American Beat poet born in Newark, New Jersey. Ginsberg is best known for Howl (1956), a long poem about consumer society's negative human values.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch ...
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.