Famous quotes containing the words tinker and/or brook:
“The artist is the opposite of the politically minded individual, the opposite of the reformer, the opposite of the idealist. The artist does not tinker with the universe; he recreates it out of his own experience and understanding of life.”
—Henry Miller (18911980)
“deep in the manhood his childhood
so swiftly led to, a small brook rock-leaping
into the rapt, imperious, seagoing river.”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923, AngloU.S. poet. The Son.