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The Drift

The Drift

Welcome to the lazy river of the Internet. We invite you to settle in and drift slowly down through this month’s collection of quotes, quips, poems, and musings.

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November 22, 2017
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Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. —Victor Hugo

One should always be drunk. That’s all that matters. . . . But with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you choose. But get drunk. —Charles Baudelaire

Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese. —G. K. Chesterton

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If a girl looks swell when she shows up, who gives a damn if she's late? —Holden Caulfield

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things. —Rainer Maria Rilke

When genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot. - D.H. Lawrence

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen. —Leonardo da Vinci

You build your mind, so make it into something you want to live with. —Marilynne Robinson

I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. —Sarah Williams

Poems don't have to rhyme you know. They just have to be creative. —Sam Shakusky

Good morning! You are the bees’ knees! The lamb’s gams! The calves’ calves! Bethenny Frankel’s ankles! Invent new idioms! Let’s go! —Lin-Manuel Miranda

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