Poetry Quotes

Poetry

It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.

- Aristotle Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

It is easier to write an indifferent poem than to understand a good one.

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.

- Percy Bysshe Shelley Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher.

- Friedrich von Schlegel Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

The first question at that time in poetry was simply the question of honesty, of sincerity.

- George Oppen Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Prose talks and poetry sings.

- Franz Grillparzer Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Poetry is what is lost in translation.

- Robert Frost Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Perfect love has a breath of poetry which can exalt the relation of the least-instructed human beings...

- George Eliot Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Poetry makes nothing happen. It survives in the valley of its saying.

- H. Auden Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

What is poetry The suggestion, by the imagination, of noble grounds for the noble emotions.

- John Ruskin Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Do not kick against the pricks.

- Aeschylus Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

One merit of poetry few persons will deny it says more and in fewer words than prose.

- Francois Voltaire Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

- Plato Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.

- Robert Frost Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Women do not have as great a need for poetry because their own essence is poetry.

- Friedrich von Schlegel Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes