Poetry Quotes

I wish to say that we all look forward with great pleasure to four years of wonderful, inspiring speeches full of wit, poetry, music, love and affection. More goddamn nonsense.

David Brinkley

The symbol and the metaphor are as necessary to science as to poetry.

Jacob Bronowski

Poetry's magic lies in the imagery which satifies even without interpretation..it is accepted as easily as it was created.

Robert Seymour Bridges

Both the uncertainty principle and the negentropy principle of information make Laplace's scheme [of exact determinism] completely unrealistic. The problem is an artificial one; it belongs to imaginative poetry, not to experimental science.

Lon Nicolas Brillouin

Rap is rhythm and poetry. Hip-hop is storytelling and poetry as well.

Ajay Naidu

Laying out grounds may be considered a liberal art, in some sort like poetry and painting

William Wordsworth

Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But it also gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.

Thomas Mann

Topography is one of my chief themes in my poetry..about the country,the suburbs and the seaside...then there come's love..and increasingly; the fear of death.

Sir John Betjeman

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.

Edmund Burke

As part of the spring ritual of National Poetry Month, poets are symbolically dragged into the public square in order to be humiliated with the claim that their product has not achieved sufficient market penetration and must be revived by the Artificial Resuscitation Foundation (ARF) lest the art form collapse from its own incompetence, irrelevance, and as a result of the general disinterest among the broad masses of the American People. The motto of ARF's National Poetry Month is: "Poetry's not so bad, really."

Charles Bernstein

Poetry is the deification of reality.

Dame Edith Sitwell

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.

Jean Giraudoux

To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie -True Poems flee.

Emily Dickinson

Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform has no gratitude, no prudence, no husbandry.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Poetry is not a profession, it is a destiny

Mikhail Dudan
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