The best Quotes by Carl Sandburg

The best Quotes by Carl Sandburg

Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 - July 22, 1967) was an American poet, biographer, journalist, and editor. He won three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln.

Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.
The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.
I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems; and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.
There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.
To be a good loser is to learn how to win.

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It is the eternal struggle between these two principles - right and wrong - throughout the world.
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Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
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The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
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All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
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America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
Whatever you are, be a good one!
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If friendship is your weakest point, then you are the strongest person in the world.
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God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
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This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing Government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.
Abraham Lincoln (Inaugural Address) - 1861
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.
Abraham Lincoln (Inaugural Address) - 1861
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I have found that most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
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The true rule, in determining to embrace, or reject any thing, is not whether it have any evil in it; but whether it have more of evil, than of good.
Perhaps a man's character was like a tree, and his reputation like its shadow; the shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
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I think that for me, as a UNC graduate, I value my education - I think everyone who's gone to that university values education.
Michael: "Don't forget my North Carolina shorts!"
Daffy: "Your shorts? From college?"
Michael: "I wore them under my Chicago Bulls uniform every game."
Looney Tunes: "Eeeew."
Michael: "I washed them after every game."
Daffy: "Hahaha... sure!"
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to North Carolina - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Why are there so many Latina's in Illinois?
Because that's where the Chica go.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Illinois - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.
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Fate is called as such, for it cannot be changed, nor can it be reversed. It can only but be accepted.
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Are you telling me that you stop believing in the moon when the sun comes up?
Jack Frost in Rise of the Guardians
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Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024

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