Edna St Vincent Millay Quotes (17 quotations)

1. A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down…. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him. - Edna St Vincent Millay

2. And not pick one. - Edna St Vincent Millay

3. Beauty is whatever gives joy. - Edna St Vincent Millay

4. But that it went in little ways. - Edna St Vincent Millay

5. I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes. - Edna St Vincent Millay

6. It is not true that life is one damn thing after another- it is one damn thing over and over. - Edna St Vincent Millay

7. It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over. - Edna St Vincent Millay

8. My candle burns at both ends; / It will not last the night; / But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- / It gives a lovely light! - Edna St Vincent Millay

9. Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it. - Edna St Vincent Millay

10. Soar, eat ether, see what has never been seen; depart, be lost, but climb. - Edna St Vincent Millay

11. The Englishman foxtrots as he fox-hunts, with all his being, through thickets, through ditches, over hedges, through chiffons, through waiters, over saxophones, to the victorious finish; and who goes home depends on how many the ambulance will accommodate. - Edna St Vincent Millay

12. The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity. - Edna St Vincent Millay

13. The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through. - Edna St Vincent Millay

14. Watches beside me in this windy place. - Edna St Vincent Millay

15. We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race. - Edna St Vincent Millay

16. What the customer demands is last year's model, cheaper. To find out what the customer needs you have to understand what the customer is doing as well as he understands it. Then you build what he needs and you educate him to the fact that he needs it. - Edna St Vincent Millay

17. Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell. - Edna St Vincent Millay

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