Poetry Quotes

203 Poetry quotes:

"Poetry is what gets lost in translation. It is also what is lost in interpretation."
Author: Frost Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering."
"Writing a poem is discovering"
Author: Frost Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things"
Author: Arnold Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Out of our quarrels with others we make rhetoric. Out of our quarrels with ourselves we make poetry."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Rhetoric . . . To which poetry would be made subsequent, or indeed rather precedent, as being less subtle and fine, but more simple, sensuous and passionate."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Professionally he declines and falls, and as a friend he drops into poetry."
Author: Dickens Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry."
"We do not enjoy poetry unless we know it to be poetry."
Author: Thoreau Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility"
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"[Poetry] contains a natural delineation of human passions, human characters, and human incidents."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"You may send poetry to the rich; to poor men give substantial presents"
"God is the perfect poet."
"One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose."
"Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks."
"Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history."
"Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance."
"There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea"
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry must be as new as foam and as old as the rock."
"Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it."
Author: Gogh Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes

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