Poetry Quotes

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday, so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.

There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.

An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence.

If our hearts are ready for anything, we are touched by the beauty and poetry and mystery that fill our...

Poetry is the elder sister of history, the mother of language, the ancestress of civilization.

Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.

I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.

My old teacher's definition of poetry is an attempt to understand.

Personality is everything in art and poetry.