Advertising is the poetry of Capitalism
Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth.
Mathematics and Poetry are... the utterance of the same power of imagination, only that in the one case it is addressed to the head, in the other, to the heart.
For me, the creation of a photograph is experienced as a heightened emotional response, most akin to poetry and music, each image the culmination of a compelling impulse I cannot deny. Whether working with a human figure or a still life, I am deeply aware of my spiritual connection with it. In my life, as in my work, I am motivated by a great yearning for balance and harmony beyond the realm of human experience, reaching for the essence of oneness with the Universe.
You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.
Happiness is a bowl of cherries and a book of poetry under a shade tree.
The crown of literature is poetry.
The land is like poetry: it is inexplicably coherent, it is transcendent in its meaning, and it has the power to elevate a consideration of human life.
The flavor of wine is like delicate poetry
A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote.
True poetry is a function of awakening. It awakens us, but it must retain the memory of previous dreams.
Journalism is concerned with events, poetry with feelings. Journalism is concerned with the look of the world, poetry with the feel of the world.
The fear of poetry is an indication that we are cut off from our own reality
Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry
Religion is no more possible without prayer than poetry without language, or music without atmosphere
Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking.
Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance.
Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.
History is still in large measure poetry to me.
It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?
Poetry should help, not only to refine the language of the time, but to prevent it from changing too rapidly.