Poetry Quotes

203 Poetry quotes:

"Each word bears its weight, so you have to read my poems quite slowly."
Author: Stevenson Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Every single soul is a poem."
"Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel."
"Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry."
"He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life."
"I like poems that are little games."
"I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem."
Author: Nemerov Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything."
Author: Wright Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means, you have missed the body of the poem."
"No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results?"
Author: Barton Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes Canadian Poet Quotes
"No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers."
"Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure."
Author: Strand Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason."
Author: Novalis Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary."
"Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life."
"Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash."
"Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful."
"Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words."
"Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them."
Author: Gabor Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes Hungarian Scientist Quotes
"Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads."

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