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

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

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

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A person born with an instinct for poverty.
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Elbert Hubbard

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

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A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
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Paul Valery

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A poet can survive anything but a misprint.
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Oscar Wilde

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

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A poet is born not made.
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Saying

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

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

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Every old poem is sacred.
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Horace

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.
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Philip Massinger

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

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It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
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Voltaire

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

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

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

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