Poetry Quotes

203 Poetry quotes:

"Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn."
"Poetry: the best words in the best order."
Author: Coleridge Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition."
"Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo."
"Sometimes poetry is inspired by the conversation entered into by reading other poems."
Author: Barton Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes Canadian Poet Quotes
"The moment of change is the only poem."
Author: Rich Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"The novel is born of disillusionment; the poem, of despair."
Author: Bergamin Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"The poem is the point at which our strength gave out."
"The poet doesn't invent. He listens."
Author: Cocteau Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes French Director Quotes
"The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth."
"The poet may be used as a barometer, but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather."
"The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese."
Author: Chesterton Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing."
Author: Cage Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes American Composer Quotes
"There'll always be working people in my poems because I grew up with them, and I am a poet of memory."
"There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either."
Author: Graves Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes Irish Novelist Quotes
"Therefore" is a word the poet must not know."
"To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes; to hear it is to see it with our ears."
"Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented."
Author: Strand Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words."
"You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone."

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