I simply do not distinguish between work and play.Mary Oliver
I very much wished not to be noticed, and to be left alone, and I sort of succeeded.Mary Oliver
It's very important to write things down instantly, or you can lose the way you were thinking out a line. I have a rule that if I wake up at 3 in the morning and think of something, I write it down. I can't wait until morning - it'll be gone.Mary Oliver
Poetry isn't a profession, it's a way of life. It's an empty basket you put your life into it and make something out of that.Mary Oliver
To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.Mary Oliver
We all have a hungry heart, and one of the things we hunger for is happiness. So as much as I possibly could, I stayed where I was happy. I spent a great deal of time in my younger years just writing and reading, walking around the woods in Ohio, where I grew up.Mary Oliver
When it's over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement. I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.Mary Oliver
was a famous Poet,
who was born on
September 10, 1935. As a person born on this date, Mary Oliver is listed in our database as the 35th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 10) and the 72nd most popular for the year (1935).
People born on September 10
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Mary Oliver is the 1146th most popular Virgo.
In general, Mary Oliver ranks as the 13731st
most popular famous person of all time.
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