[ poetry and poets Quotes ]



Showing search results for Quotations by subject : Poetry and Poets - 76 quotations
76 quotes (Page 1 of 4 pages)


A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.
Poetry and Poets
Jules Renard

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 204 votes

A good poet's made as well as born.
Poetry and Poets
Ben Johnson

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 182 votes

A mighty good sausage stuffer was spoiled when the man became a poet.
Poetry and Poets
Eugene Field

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 213 votes

A person born with an instinct for poverty.
Poetry and Poets
Elbert Hubbard

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 186 votes

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Poetry and Poets
Robert Frost

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 199 votes

A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
Poetry and Poets
Paul Valery

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 209 votes

A poet can survive anything but a misprint.
Poetry and Poets
Oscar Wilde

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 175 votes

A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke.
Poetry and Poets
Max Eastman

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 224 votes

A poet is born not made.
Poetry and Poets
Saying

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 178 votes

All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry.
Poetry and Poets
Gustave Flaubert

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 209 votes

Any healthy man can go without food for two days -- but not without poetry.
Poetry and Poets
Charles Baudelaire

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 274 votes

Every old poem is sacred.
Poetry and Poets
Horace

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 184 votes

Homer has taught all other poets the are of telling lies skillfully.
Poetry and Poets
Aristotle

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 419 votes

I don't know a better preparation for life than a love of poetry and a good digestion.
Poetry and Poets
Zona Gale

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 202 votes

I have written some poetry that I don't understand myself.
Poetry and Poets
Carl Sandburg

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 185 votes

I would as soon write free verse as play tennis with the net down.
Poetry and Poets
Robert Frost

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 200 votes

I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free.
Poetry and Poets
John Barrymore

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 240 votes

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.
Poetry and Poets
Emily Dickinson

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 219 votes

If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money.
Poetry and Poets
Robert Graves

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 213 votes

Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.
Poetry and Poets
Philip Massinger

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 181 votes

Inside every man there is a poet who died young.
Poetry and Poets
Stephan Kanfer

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 197 votes

It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
Poetry and Poets
Voltaire

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 231 votes

It is easier to write an indifferent poem than to understand a good one.
Poetry and Poets
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 206 votes

No one ever was a great poet, that applied himself much to anything else.
Poetry and Poets
Sir William Temple

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 185 votes

No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.
Poetry and Poets
Horace

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 216 votes
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun