Quotations About / On: POETRY

  • 1.
    Only poetry inspires poetry.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Books," Society and Solitude (1870).)
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  • 2.
    It's easy to unfurl oneself in poetry than prose. I love poetry exactly for that.
    (Khairul Ahsan)
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  • 3.
    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).)
  • 4.
    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).)
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  • 5.
    Poetry is the mother of all science
    (All science are sprouted from the seed of poetry.)
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  • 6.
    Poetry without emotion is like a dead body
    (It is just like dead body wearing precious and beautiful ornament of literature and words but has no soul)
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  • 7.
    'Poetry is the thoughts of an insane mind.'
    (Adam M. Snow)
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  • 8.
    Prose talks and poetry sings.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1837).)
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  • 9.
    Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
    (Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. Meditations of a Parish Priest, pt. 1, no. 76 (1886).)
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  • 10.
    Poetry has become the higher algebra of metaphors.
    (José Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955), Spanish essayist, philosopher. "More About the Dehumanization of Art," The Dehumanization of Art (1925).)
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