Quotes and sayings about tag  #poetry

Quotes and sayings about tag  poetry

125 Quotes

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it

Gustave Flaubert

Be still, sad heart! and cease repining;Behind the clouds is the sun still shining;Thy fate is the common fate of all,Into each life some rain must fall

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.

Gaston Bachelard

Though we tremble before uncertain futuresmay we meet illness, death and adversity with strengthmay we dance in the face of our fears.

Gloria E. Anzaldúa

As Unto the bow the the cord is ,So unto the man is woman;Though she bends him, she obeys him,Though she draws him , yet she follows:Useless each without the other.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gateAnd though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when IShall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Whereas story is processed in the mind in a straightforward manner, poetry bypasses rational thought and goes straight to the limbic system and lights it up like a brushfire. It's the crack cocaine of the literary world.

Jasper Fforde

There's two kinds of women--those you write poems about and those you don't.

Jeffrey McDaniel

I am two fools, I know,For loving, and for saying so.

John Donne

Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know

John Keats

Life is but a day;A fragile dew-drop on its perilous wayFrom a tree’s summit.

John Keats

I give you this to take with you:Nothing remains as it was. If you know this, you canbegin again, with pure joy in the uprooting.

Judith Minty

You should always be trying to write a poem you are unable to write, a poem you lack the technique, the language, the courage to achieve. Otherwise you're merely imitating yourself, going nowhere, because that's always easiest.

John Berryman

Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you,Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end.

John Boyle O'Reilly

Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,That we may record our emptiness.

Kahlil Gibran

Love one another, but make not a bond of love:Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.

Kahlil Gibran

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

Kahlil Gibran

What a strange thing!to be alivebeneath cherry blossoms.

Kobayashi Issa

People Die...Beauty Fades...Love Changes...And You Will Always Be Alone

L.J. Smith

I don't think all writers are sad, she said.I think it's the other way around—all sad people write.

Lang Leav

Love is a game of tic-tac-toe,constantly waitingfor the next x or o.

Lang Leav

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.

Leonard Cohen

Recipe For Happiness Khaborovsk Or Anyplace'One grand boulevard with treeswith one grand cafe in sunwith strong black coffee in very small cups.One not necessarily very beautifulman or woman who loves you.One fine day.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I may not always be with you But when we're far apartRemember you will be with meRight inside my heart

Marc Wambolt

You fit into melike a hook into an eyea fish hookan open eye

Margaret Atwood

A truth should exist,it should not be usedlike this. If I love youis that a fact or a weapon?

Margaret Atwood

Five minutes are enough to dream a whole life, that is how relative time is.

Mario Benedetti

Ink runs from the corners of my mouth.There is no happiness like mine.I have been eating poetry.

Mark Strand

younot wanting mewasthe beginning of mewanting myselfthank you

Nayyirah Waheed

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor WitShall lure it back to cancel half a Line,Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.

Omar Khayyám

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