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Poetry Quotes

Poetry

The truest words spoken by any poet are those of Labid 'Know that everything is vanity save God.'

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Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.

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Do not kick against the pricks.

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Most wretched men Are cradled into poetry by wrong They learn in suffering what they teach in song.

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Byron and Shelley and Keats Were a trio of lyrical treats.

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Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.

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

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I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.

- Walt Whitman Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Perhaps no person can be a poet, or can even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind.

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Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things.

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Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.

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Women who are inclined to write poetry at all are inspired by being mad at something.

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If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

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

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

There is a wonderful Hungarian literature, especially in lyric poetry.

- Gyorgy Ligeti Visit FamousQuotes.com for more inspirational quotes

Poetry is an expression to release your inner perspective on life, love, and nostalgia.

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A poet who reads his own verse in public may have other nasty habits.

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