American Poet Quotes


936 American Poet quotes:



"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated."
"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!"
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Celebration Quotes
"A wounded deer leaps the highest."
"The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them."
"I always entertain great hopes."
"I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power."
"Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time."
"To love is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."
"Poetry is what gets lost in translation."
"I never made a mistake in grammar but one in my life and as soon as I done it I seen it."
Author: Sandburg Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Grammar Quotes
"Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean."
"I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease... observing a spear of summer grass."
"I've written some poetry I don't understand myself."
"To be a poet is a condition, not a profession."
"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Agony Quotes
"I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver."
"Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable."
"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned."
"To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few."


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