Quotes by: Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Edna St. Vincent Millay
Edna St. Vincent Millay,
photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1933
Born (1892-02-22)February 22, 1892
Rockland, Maine
Died October 19, 1950(1950-10-19) (aged 58)
Austerlitz, New York
Pen name Nancy Boyd
Occupation Poet
Nationality American
Notable awards Robert Frost Medal (1943) Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
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
The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
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
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
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
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it's one damn thing over and over.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
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
Parrots, tortoises and redwoods live a longer life than men do; Men a longer life than dogs do; Dogs a longer life than love does.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
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