Rod McKuen Quotes

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Rod McKuen Quotes

We come into the world alone. We go away the same. Were meant to spend the interlude between in closeness or so we tell ourselves. But its a long way from the morning to the evening.
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Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.

— Rod McKuen

It's nice sometimes
to open up the heart a little
and let some hurt come in.
It proves you're still alive.

— Rod McKuen

Strangers are just friends waiting to happen

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Theres no misery in not being loved,
only in not loving

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Who is not a love seeker when December comes? Even children pray to Santa Claus.

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No map to help us find the tranquil flat lands, clearings calm, fields without mean fences. Rolling down the other side of life our compass is the sureness of ourselves. Time may make us rugged, ragged round the edges, but know and understand that love is still the safest place to land.

— Rod McKuen

Sometimes I think people were meant to be strangers.
Not to get to know one another,
not to get close enough to damage the heart
made older by each new encounter.

— Rod McKuen

Did you think of party dresses
and high school plays
or hallways full of lovers not yet met?

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Love is a sweet thing caught a moment
and held in a golden eye.

— Rod McKuen

I can't understand people who give up and commit suicide. If I have a bad day, I figure tomorrow will be better. And even if it isn't, at least it isn't any worse.

— Rod McKuen

I cannot speculate on what our cluttered mind will save- sleepy Sundays, or a nosebleed after love. I know only the dying heart needs the nourishment of memory to live beyond too many winters.

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May your hand be full for always if only with another hand. May your heart be empty only long enough to give you cause to fill it up again with love. May your soul be lost by you only to be found by God.

— Rod McKuen

Do not ask the definition of a friend. He/She is that one without whose company death and dying set in earlier and living is made more pleasurable.

— Rod McKuen

Once I thought ideas were exceptions not the rule. That is not so. Ideas are so plentiful that they ride on air. You have only to reach out and snatch one.

— Rod McKuen

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