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Bliss Carman Quotes

Quotes by Bliss Carman - (7 quotes)

Bliss Carman - From the Contentment category:

It is not being out at heels that makes a man discontented, it is being out at heart. To be contented is to be good friends with yourself. (Bliss Carman)

Bliss Carman - From the Joy category:

The greatest joy in nature is the absence of man. (Bliss Carman)

Bliss Carman - From the Life category:

Have little care that Life is brief, / And less that Art is long. / Success is in the silences / Though Fame is in the song. (Bliss Carman)

Bliss Carman - From the Recognition category:

There is only one way in the world to be distinguished. Follow your instinct! Be yourself, and you'll be somebody. Be one more blind follower of the blind, and you will have the oblivion you desire. (Bliss Carman)

Bliss Carman - From the Success category:

There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed; but you may note this fact, that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking. (Bliss Carman)

Bliss Carman - From the Tyranny category:

I often wish... that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts. What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease. (Bliss Carman)

Bliss Carman - From the Work category:

Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art. (Bliss Carman)