Quotation by Theodore Roethke:
The right thing happens to the happy man.
1908-1963 (Age at death: 55 approx.)
Theodore Roethke (May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was an American poet, who published several volumes of poetry characterized by its rhythm and natural imagery. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1954 for his book, The Waking.
Country: United States
Context Details: The poem's title is: The Right Thing. The quoted line in the poem repeats at the end of four of the six verses including the last one. See: http://allpoetry.com/poem/8498743-The_Right_Thing-by-Theodore_Roethke