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Top 20 poetry quotations - poetry


Explore the gist of poetry and the motivation of poets with this elite album of suggestive quotations. . .

  • "A poet is a big cheese who is astounded by everything. "
    -- Anonymous

  • "Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry. "
    -- Georges Brague

  • "The poet doesn't invent. He listens. "
    --Jean Cocteau

  • " In skill one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be silent by everyone, a touch that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite. "
    -- Paul Dirac

  • " Frank poetry can commune ahead of it is understood. "
    -- T. S. Eliot

  • "The adventitious beauty of poetry may be felt in the bigger delight with a verse given in a happy quotation than in the poem. "
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • " There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry inside it. "
    -- Gustave Flaubert

  • "A poem begins with a lump in the throat. "
    --Robert Frost

  • " Poetry is the foreign language in which man explores his own amazement. "
    -- Christopher Fry

  • " There's no money in poetry, but there's no poetry in money, either. "
    -- Robert Ranke Graves

  • " Poetry is to hold common sense on your soul. "
    -- Henrik Ibsen

  • " When power narrows the areas of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the affluence and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses. "
    -- John F. Kennedy

  • "Perhaps no character can be a poet, or can even enjoy poetry, devoid of a a few unsoundness of mind. "
    --Thomas Babington Macaulay

  • "The poem is the point at which our concentration gave out. "
    --Richard Rosen

  • " Discipline is for those who learn; poetry, for those who know. "
    -- Joseph Roux

  • "Poets are the difficult legislators of the world. "
    --Percy Byshe Shelley

  • "Wanted: a needle swift an adequate amount to sew this poem into a blanket. "
    --Charles Simic

  • "A poem is never finished, only abandoned. "
    --Paul Valry

  • " Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and atmosphere souls. "
    -- Voltaire

  • "Poetry is the breath and finer attitude of all knowledge. "
    -- William Wordsworth

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