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Archibald MacLeish Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Archibald MacLeish.

We have no choice but to be guilty.
God is unthinkable if we are innocent.
- Archibald MacLeish

A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates,
is a sick man.
- Archibald MacLeish

Freedom is the right to one's dignity as a man.
- Archibald MacLeish

You burned the city of London in our houses and we felt the flames.
- Archibald MacLeish

 

Journalism wishes to tell what it is that has happened
everywhere as though the same things had happened for every man.
Poetry wishes to say what it is like for any man to
be himself in the presence of a particular occurrence
as though only he were alone there.
- Archibald MacLeish

It is not in the world of ideas that life is lived.
Life is lived for better or worse in life,
and to a man in life, his life can be no more absurd
than it can be the opposite of absurd,
whatever that opposite may be.
- Archibald MacLeish

We are as great as our belief in human liberty -
no greater.
And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it
is larger than ourselves.
- Archibald MacLeish

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The dissenter is every human being at those moments
of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
- Archibald MacLeish

Conventional wisdom notwithstanding,
there is no reason either in football or in poetry
why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has
the weight and cares about the words.
- Archibald MacLeish

What is more important in a library than anything else -
than everything else -
is the fact that it exists.
- Archibald MacLeish

Spring has many American faces.
There are cities where it will come and go in a day
and counties where it hangs around and never quite gets there.
Summer is drawn blinds in Louisiana,
long winds in Wyoming,
shade of elms and maples in New England.
- Archibald MacLeish

The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion
of what we call human life -
to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility,
scope, even dignity.
- Archibald MacLeish

There are those who will say that the liberation of humanity,
the freedom of man and mind is nothing but a dream.
They are right.
It is the American Dream.
- Archibald MacLeish

Journalism is concerned with events,
poetry with feelings.
Journalism is concerned with the look of the world,
poetry with the feel of the world.
- Archibald MacLeish

There are those, I know, who will reply that the liberation of humanity,
the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream.
They are right.
It is.
It is the American Dream.
- Archibald MacLeish

What is freedom? Freedom is the right to choose:
the right to create for oneself the alternatives of choice.
- Archibald MacLeish

Democracy is never a thing done.
Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing.
What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only
that democracy become again democracy in action,
not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold.
- Archibald MacLeish

To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in
that eternal silence where it floats,
is to see riders on the earth together,
brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold -
brothers who know now they are truly brothers.
- Archibald MacLeish

Once you permit those who are convinced of their own
superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress
those who hold contrary opinions,
just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered.
- Archibald MacLeish

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

Have NO EXPECTATIONS.
Life will not meet your expectations.
Choose joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Compassion blooms where there is no expectation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Forgiveness is not always easy.
At times, it feels more painful
than the wound we suffered,
to forgive the one that inflicted it.
And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
- Marianne Williamson

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

Can you imagine a life with no fear?
What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats?
- Max Lucado

There are no guarantees.
From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough.
From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
- Emmanuel (Pat Rodegast)

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dreams are renewable no matter what our age.
- Dale Turner

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We would never have a word for Joy
if there were no suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the problem can be solved,
there is no use worrying about it.
If it can't be solved,
worrying will do no good.
- Tibetan proverb

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Imagine ... Imagine no religion.
- John Lennon

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
- Muhammad Ali


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