Poetry Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Victor hugo” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We love the things we love for what they are.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet” float=”none” width=”100%”]“You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sarah Williams” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Resist much, obey little.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” E. E. Cummings” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” G.K. Chesterton, Alarms and Discursions” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Whitman” float=”none” width=”100%”]“What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the print I have read in my life.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Galway Kinnell” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Let our scars fall in love.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”T.S. Eliot” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””T.S. Eliot”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper.”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Baudelaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Always be a poet, even in prose.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is what gets lost in translation.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Bukowski” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is what happens when nothing else can.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Shakespeare” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gustave Flaubert” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”W.H. Auden, New Year Letter” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry might be defined as the clear expression of mixed feelings.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”E.E. Cummings” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Lovers alone wear sunlight.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””E.E. Cummings”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“listen: there’s a hell
of a good universe next door; let’s go”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Novalis” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Americus, Book I” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wallace Stevens” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Jalalu’l-din Rumi” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lawrence Ferlinghetti” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Wadsworth Longfellow” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Music is the universal language of mankind.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””Jack Kerouac”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“Don’t use the phone. People are never ready to answer it. Use poetry.”
[wpsm_quote author=” Rainer Maria Rilke” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect and greet each other. ”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Virginia Woolf, Orlando” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Love, the poet said, is woman’s whole existence.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I don’t care what you say to me. I care what you share with me.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Faulkner, The Wild Palms” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rainer Maria Rilke” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Green, Paper Towns” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is just so emo.” he said. “Oh, the pain. The pain. It always rains. In my soul.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Allan Poe” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” John Keats” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The poetry of the earth is never dead.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]“To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”T.S. Eliot” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leonard Cohen” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Peace is always beautiful.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edna St. Vincent Millay” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. ”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””E.E. Cummings”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“life’s not a paragraph
And death i think is no parenthesis”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Allan Poe” float=”none” width=”100%”]“With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sylvia Plath, The Collected Poems” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I lean to you, numb as a fossil. Tell me I’m here.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”E.E. Cummings, Selected Poems” float=”none” width=”100%”]“i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Whitman, Song of Myself” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Allan Poe, The Poetic Principle” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”W.B. Yeats” float=”none” width=”100%”]“What can be explained is not poetry.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wystan Hugh Auden” float=”none” width=”100%”]“You shall love your crooked neighbour, with your crooked heart.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aberjhani, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The words ‘I Love You’ kill, and resurrect millions, in less than a second.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mae West” float=”none” width=”100%”]“You are never too old to become younger!”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Allan Poe” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Allan Poe” float=”none” width=”100%”]“To elevate the soul, poetry is necessary.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Siken, Crush” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If you love me, Henry, you don’t love me in a way I understand.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mario Benedetti” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Five minutes are enough to dream a whole life, that is how relative time is.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”E.E. Cummings” float=”none” width=”100%”]“twice I have lived forever in a smile”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We ran as if to meet the moon.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Brodsky” float=”none” width=”100%”]“For darkness restores what light cannot repair.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass” float=”none” width=”100%”]“If you want me again look for me under your boot-soles.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” William Blake” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nayyirah Waheed” float=”none” width=”100%”]“No’ might make them angry but it will make you free.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sherman Alexie, One Stick Song” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry = Anger x Imagination”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We are made of all those who have built and broken us.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dejan Stojanovic” float=”none” width=”100%”]“To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rainer Maria Rilke” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I live not in dreams but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Andrew Motion” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poems are a hotline to our hearts, and we forget this emotional power at our peril.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Blake” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Meher Baba” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Don’t Worry Be Happy”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild” float=”none” width=”100%”]“She conquered her demons and wore her scars like wings. ”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”robert m drake” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Sometimes the most beautiful people are beautifully broken.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sanober Khan” float=”none” width=”100%”]“To fall in love with someone’s thoughts – the most intimate, splendid romance.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Every angel is terrifying.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” pleasefindthis, I Wrote This For You” float=”none” width=”100%”]“You had this expression on your face, like you weren’t quite sure you were supposed to be on Earth.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Baudelaire, Les Fleurs du Mal” float=”none” width=”100%”]“My heart is lost; the beasts have eaten it.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dejan Stojanovic, The Shape” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I am the shore and the ocean, awaiting myself on both sides.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dejan Stojanovic” float=”none” width=”100%”]“It is beautiful to express love and even more beautiful to feel it.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””E.E. Cummings, E.E. Cummings: Complete Poems 1904-1962″” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“since the thing perhaps is
to eat flowers and not to be afraid”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Edgar Allen Poe” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Every poem should remind the reader that they are going to die.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Keats” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Whatever the imagination seizes as Beauty must be truth -whether it existed before or not”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Criss Jami, Killosophy” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A poet should be so crafty with words that he is envied even for his pains.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Allen Ginsberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I really believe, or want to believe, really I am nuts, otherwise I’ll never be sane.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anne Sexton” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ovid” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Virginia Woolf, Orlando” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Was not writing poetry a secret transaction, a voice answering a voice?”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Charles Bukowski, Ham on Rye” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I often stood in front of the mirror alone, wondering how ugly a person could get.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Poetry as Insurgent Art” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is a naked woman, a naked man, and the distance between them.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cate Tiernan” float=”none” width=”100%”]“There is darkness in light, there is pain in joy, and there are thorns on the rose.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””Rabindranath Tagore”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of
Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Siken, Crush” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Here is the repeated image of the lover destroyed.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””Sappho, If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“their heart grew cold
they let their wings down”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=” Audre Lorde” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Taylor Coleridge” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry: the best words in the best order.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Philip Larkin” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is nobody’s business except the poet’s, and everybody else can fuck off.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”robert m drake” float=”none” width=”100%”]“The best kind of humans are the ones who stay.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jim Carroll” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Friedrich Nietzsche” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poets are shameless with their experiences: they exploit them.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””Octavio Paz, The Collected Poems, 1957-1987″” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“Beyond myself, somewhere,
I wait for my arrival.”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=” Richard Siken, Crush” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I swear, I end up feeling empty, like you’ve taken something out of me and I have to search my body for scars.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dylan Thomas” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is not the most important thing in life… I’d much rather lie in a hot bath reading Agatha Christie and sucking sweets.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank O’Hara” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I am the least difficult of men. All I want is boundless love.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””William Wordsworth”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“Nature never did betray
The heart that loved her.”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”robert m drake” float=”none” width=”100%”]“We swallowed the chaos because we knew we didn’t want to be ordinary.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””Richard Siken, Crush”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“Oh, the things we invent when we are scared
and want to be rescued.”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”Basho” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Real poetry, is to lead a beautiful life. To live poetry is better than to write it.”[/wpsm_quote]
“[wpsm_quote author=””Richard Siken, Crush”” float=””none”” width=””100%””]“Oh, the things we invent when we are scared
and want to be rescued.”[/wpsm_quote]”
[wpsm_quote author=”robert m drake” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Madness and chaos are self-destructing but over thinking is the suicide.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Maya Angelou” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry puts starch in your backbone so you can stand, so you can compose your life.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Anaïs Nin” float=”none” width=”100%”]“I’m restless. Things are calling me away. My hair is being pulled by the stars again.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild” float=”none” width=”100%”]“She had just enough madness to make her interesting”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Emily Dickinson” float=”none” width=”100%”]“A wounded dear leaps the highest”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=” Carl Sandburg” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Poetry is an echo asking a shadow to dance.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Allen Ginsberg” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edna St. Vincent Millay” float=”none” width=”100%”]“No one but Night, with tears on her dark face, watches beside me in this windy place.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rumi” float=”none” width=”100%”]“This poetry. I never know what I’m going to say.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”robert m drake” float=”none” width=”100%”]“She was broken, I think it’s because she loved too much and she was always blind to the fact that love too is sometimes broken.”[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Heinrich Heine” float=”none” width=”100%”]“Perfumes are the feelings of flowers.”[/wpsm_quote]