Poetry Quotes

Quotes that provides you with strong feelings come under poetry quotes. In writing, poetry delivers you to smile, cry, chill, be calm, make you want to do this or that or nothing. Poetry is the natural overflow of strong emotions. Here's a smart small collection of quotes about poetry in Crave Books.

Poetry should begin with emotion in the poet, and end with the same emotion in the reader. The poem is simply the instrument of transferance

Philip Larkin

Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread.

Pablo Neruda

Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen.

Fleur Adcock

Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.


Poetry is the language in which man explores his own amazement.

Christopher Fry

He could not die when trees were green, for he loved the time too well.

John Clare

When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images.

Niels Bohr

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the Creator, there is no poverty.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Poetry can magnify experience.

May Swenson

Poetry contains nothing haphazard.

William Empson

Poetry is sublime nonsense.

Marty Rubin