Quotations About / On:
What is poetry, poetry is emotion and feeling, poetry is image and idea, poetry s view and reflection, poetry is dream and perception?
(Definition of poetry)
Poetry, poetry, is poetry my madness?
Poetry, poetry as written words, poetry as spoken words
(Types of poetry)
Poetry is life; and, poetry is about you and i.
Respect Poetry so Poetry will respect you.
(Poetry, Arts, Respect, Honesty, Values)
Women do not have as great a need for poetry because their own essence is poetry.
(Friedrich Von Schlegel (1772-1829), German philosopher. Idea 127 in Selected Ideas (1799-1800), translated by Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Pennsylvania University Press (1968).)
Only poetry inspires poetry.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Books," Society and Solitude (1870).)
If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money.
(Robert Graves (1895-1985), British poet, novelist. speech, Dec. 6, 1963, London School of Economics. "Mammon," Mammon and the Black Goddess (1965).)
'Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.'
(Leonardo da Vinci)
The passion for poetry is innate - but good poetry only comes from the honest, critical eyes of others.
(John Allen Richter)