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Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.
– David Hare
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Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.
– Christopher Fry
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Poetry is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.
– Lord Byron
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Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
– Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.
– William Wordsworth
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Poetry is the utterance of deep and heartfelt truth. The true poet is very near the oracle.
– Edward Hubbell Chaplin
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Poetry is to hold judgment on your soul.
– Henrik Ibsen, Norweigen Playwright
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Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
– Robert Frost
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Poetry is what is lost in translation.
– Robert Frost
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Poetry isn't an activity, it's a way life is lived.
– Vanna Bonta
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Poetry makes nothing happen. It survives in the valley of its saying.
– W. H. Auden
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Poetry must have something in it that is barbaric, vast and wild.
– Denis Diderot
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Poetry often enters through the window of irrelevance.
– M. C. Richards
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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. Channing
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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 Keats
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Poetry the best words in the best order.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
– Shelley, incomplete, poets
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Poets can't worry about popularity since loving life and humanity involves saying what some people don't want to hear.
– Vanna Bonta
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Poets generally love cats -- because poets have no delusions about their own superiority.
– Marion Garretty
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Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
– G. K. Chesterton
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POEZIA e o ştiinţă a acţiunii.
– Gellu Naum
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Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil --or else an absolute ignorance.
– Graham Greene
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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 Mindess
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Poker is generally reckoned to be America's second most popular after-dark activity. Sex is good, they say, but poker lasts longer
– Alfred Alvarez
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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 Lorrain
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