Found 1,267 quotes starting with P:

Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs the commonwealth, they both please themselves alike, only we commend that, whereby we ourselves receive some benefit.
– John SeldenRate it:
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, Not because they never found it, But because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
– William FaulknerRate it:
Plodding wins the race.
– AesopRate it:
Plunge boldly into the thick of life
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
Pluralitas non ponenda est sine necessitate
– OccamRate it:
PM says they want to win the elections for the municipalities of Diyarbakir, Van and Sirnak. In case, we (BDP) want New York, Paris and Rome but you can't have them all. (On the quote from PM Tayyip Erdogan for the ruling party AKP wanting to win the local elections for 3 cities which the BDP won with 60% average on last elections)
– Selahattin DemirtasRate it:
Podle Shakespeara, láska je slepá. Ale to nemusí být celá pravda. je možné, že láska může přivírat oči, vědomě a úmyslně, k pošetilosti a nedostatky, které jsou jinak také tak neškodný. podle mého názoru, jen láska vám umožní vidět pravdu, a je to jen láska, která vám umožňuje najít svou cestu ve tmě. tak se vší úctě k Shakespearovi, musím říci, že láska není slepá, rozhodně a pozitivně!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Podrás menudo conocer mucha gente que tratarán de restar importancia a usted. No hay que desanimarse por su actitud despectiva. Cuanto más alto se disparan, más pequeño que siempre va a aparecer a los que no pueden volar. A mantener el ánimo alto, y seguir volar alto en el cielo; no importa lo que otros dicen o hacen.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.
– CervantesRate it:
Poetry absolves spirituality from the dividedness of religions and provides us with a sanctuary that excludes no one.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
Poetry cannot be translated; and, therefore, it is the poets that preserve the languages; for we would not be at the trouble to learn a language if we could have all that is written in it just as well in a translation. But as the beauties of poetry cannot be preserved in any language except that in which it was originally written, we learn the language.
– JohnsonRate it:
Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.
– PlatoRate it:
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
Poetry is a mere drug, Sir.
– George FarquharRate it:
Poetry is a subset of a Cosmos, which in itself, is a poem.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
– Robert FrostRate it:
Poetry is all nouns and verbs.
– Marianne MooreRate it:
Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine arts; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest to reach true perfection.
– E.C. StedmanRate it:
Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
– Charles SimicRate it:
Poetry is certainly something more than good sense, but it must be good sense at all events just as a palace is more than a house, but it must be a house, at least.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
– Thomas HardyRate it:
Poetry is indispensable --if I only knew what for.
– Jean CocteauRate it:
Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers.
– Yevgeny Aleksandrovich YevtushenkoRate it:
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those we have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these things.
– Emily DickinsonRate it:

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