Poetry Quotes


231 Poetry quotes:



"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."
Author: Frost Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."
"A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language."
Author: Auden Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."
"Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone."
"Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted."
"Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance."
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth."
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment."
Author: Sandburg Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."
"Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits."
"Poetry is what gets lost in translation."
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."
"Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world."
"To have great poets, there must be great audiences."
"I've written some poetry I don't understand myself."
"A poem begins with a lump in the throat"
Author: Frost Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry."


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