Poetry is the poetics of he who writes it and makes it fly in the mind of those who read it.
Poetry is the poetics of he who writes it and makes it fly in the mind of those who read it.Rate this quote: Send
If you were born with the weakness to fallRate this quote: Send
you were born with the strength to rise.
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human temperament, we can say goodbye to all excellence in poetry, in painting, and in music.Rate this quote: Send
All poets adore explosions, thunderstorms, tornadoes, conflagrations, ruins, scenes of spectacular carnage. The poetic imagination is not at all a desirable quality in a statesman.Rate this quote: Send
Terrible times in which priests no longer merit the praise of poets and in which poets have not yet begun to be priests.Rate this quote: Send
A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.Rate this quote: Send
I have now attained the true art of letter-writing, which we are always told, is to express on paper exactly what one would say to the same person by word of mouth.Rate this quote: Send
Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.Rate this quote: Send
Good prose is written only face to face with poetry.Rate this quote: Send
Our mother-tongue, which truly of itself is both full enough for prose and stately enough for verse, hath long time been counted most bare and barren of both; which default when as some endeavoured to salve and cure, they patched up the holes with rags from other languages.Rate this quote: Send