Shel silverstein Quotes

Each time I see the Upside-Down Man Standing in the water, I look at him and sta...

Each time I see the Upside-Down Man Standing in the water, I look at him and start to laugh, Although I shouldn't oughtter. For maybe in another world, Another time, Another town, Maybe HE is right side up And I am upside down. - Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Nov 21
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"Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep...

"Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep. And if I die before I wake, I pray the Lord my toys to break so none of the other kids can use 'em. Amen." -Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Aug 11
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"…All the magic I have...

"…All the magic I have known, I’ve had to make myself." --Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Jul 13
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“If you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hop...

“If you are a dreamer come in If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer If youre a pretender com sit by my fire For we have some flax golden tales to spin Come in! Come in!” ― Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Mar 09
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“There are no happy endings. Endings are the sadd...

“There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start.” –Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic
📅︎ Nov 18
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I can be someone’...

I can be someone’s and still be my own. - Shel Silverstein
📅︎ May 16
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“I can be someone’...

“I can be someone’s and still be my own.” — Shel Silverstein
📅︎ May 11
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"She had blue skin, and so did he. He kept it hid and s...

"She had blue skin, and so did he. He kept it hid and so did she. They searched for blue their whole life through, then passed right by--and never knew.” - Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Nov 10
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“There are no happy endings. Endings are t...

“There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, so just give me a happy middle, and a very happy start.” ― Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Jun 28
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“There are no happy endings. Endings are t...

“There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start.” ― Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Apr 14
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"Never explain what you do. It spe...

"Never explain what you do. It speaks for itself. You only muddle it by talking about it." - Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Jul 14
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Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shoul...

Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. Shel Silverstein
📅︎ Nov 11
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