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Shel Silverstein's Profile

Brief about Shel Silverstein: By info that we know Shel Silverstein was born at 1930-09-25. And also Shel Silverstein is American Poet.

Some Shel Silverstein's quotes. Goto "Shel Silverstein's quotation" section for more.

Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.

Tags: Perfect, Truth, Wise

I will not play tug o' war. I'd rather play hug o' war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.

Tags: Everyone, Rather, War

Never explain what you do. It speaks for itself. You only muddle it by talking about it.

Tags: Explain, Speaks, Talking

If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain't enough!

Tags: Enough, Thinking, Tough

I believe that if you don't want to do anything, then sit there and don't do it, but don't expect people to hand you a corn beef sandwich and wash your socks for you and unzip your fly for you.

Tags: Expect, Hand, Sit

To me, freedom entitles you to do something, not to not do something.

Tags: Freedom

I know a way to stay friends forever, There's really nothing to it, I tell you what to do, And you do it.

Tags: Friends, Stay, Tell

I myself do not believe in explaining anything.

Tags: Explaining

If you want to find out what a writer or a cartoonist really feels, look at his work. That's enough.

Tags: Enough, Work, Writer

You'd better get your laugh while you're making your point, or you won't be doing it very long.

Tags: Laugh, Making, While

If you're behind the times, they won't notice you. If you're right in tune with them, you're no better than they are, so they won't care much for you. Be just a little ahead of them.

Tags: Care, Times, Won

People are always giving you credit for really wanting to say more than you said.

Tags: Credit, Giving, Said

Stand-up comics reflect less of a visual humor and more of a commentary.

Tags: Humor, Less, Reflect

There's a great myth about cartoonists, writers and people that are on TV.

Tags: Great, Tv, Writers

What you've got to say, you say.

Tags: Else, Human, Society

Imagine - four years you could have spent travelling around Europe meeting people, or going to the Far East of Africa or India, meeting people, exchanging ideas, reading all you wanted to anyway, and instead I wasted it at Roosevelt.

Tags: Far, Reading, Wanted

It's always a nice feeling, having people think that you feel things much deeper than you're allowed to say, but this isn't true. If you want to find out what a writer or a cartoonist really feels, look at his work. That's enough.

Tags: Nice, True, Work

I'm very uncomfortable with my body, and I'm not interested in people seeing it on screen.

Tags: Body, Interested, Seeing

I've been wanting to have a baby since I was 2 years old - I'm destined to be a mother.

Tags: Mother, Old, Since

I've had so many crushes on gay boys.

Tags: Crushes, Gay