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Poetry is to hold judgment on your soul.
– Henrik Ibsen, Norweigen PlaywrightRate it:
Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
– Robert FrostRate it:
Poetry is what is lost in translation.
– Robert FrostRate it:
Poetry isn't an activity, it's a way life is lived.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Poetry makes nothing happen. It survives in the valley of its saying.
– W. H. AudenRate it:
Poetry must have something in it that is barbaric, vast and wild.
– Denis DiderotRate it:
Poetry often enters through the window of irrelevance.
– M. C. RichardsRate it:
Poetry reveals to us the loveliness of nature, brings back the freshness of youthful feelings, reviews the relish of simple pleasures, keeps unquenched the enthusiasm which warmed the springtime of our being, refines youthful love, strengthens our interest in human mature, by vivid delineations of its tenderest and softest feelings, and through the brightness of its prophetic visions, helps faith to lay hold on the future life.
– William E. ChanningRate it:
Poetry should please by a fine excess and not by singularity. It should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost as a remembrance.
– John KeatsRate it:
Poetry the best words in the best order.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
– Shelley, incomplete, poetsRate it:
Poets can't worry about popularity since loving life and humanity involves saying what some people don't want to hear.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Poets generally love cats -- because poets have no delusions about their own superiority.
– Marion GarrettyRate it:
Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
POEZIA e o ştiinţă a acţiunii.
– Gellu NaumRate it:
Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil --or else an absolute ignorance.
– Graham GreeneRate it:
Pointing out the comic elements of a situation can bring a sense of proportion and perspective to what might otherwise seem an overwhelming problem.
– Harvey MindessRate it:
Poker is generally reckoned to be America's second most popular after-dark activity. Sex is good, they say, but poker lasts longer
– Alfred AlvarezRate it:
Polaire! The agitating and agitated Polaire! The tiny slip of a woman that you know, with the waist slender to the point of pain, of screaming out loud, of breaking in two, in a spasmically tight bodice, the prettiest slimness ...
– Jean LorrainRate it:
Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back.
– Thomas SowellRate it:
Politeness costs nothing. Nothing, that is, to him that shows it but if often costs the world very dear.
– W. AllinghamRate it:
Politeness is half good manners and half good lying.
– Mary Wilson LittleRate it:
Politeness is one half good nature and the other half good lying.
– Mary Wilson LittleRate it:
Politeness is the flower of humanity.
– Joseph JoubertRate it:
Politeness, n. The most acceptable hypocrisy.
– Ambrose BierceRate it:

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