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 is mostly hunches.

Poetry is mostly hunches.

John Ashbery
Poetry is emotion recollected in tranquillity.

Poetry is emotion recollected in tranquillity.

William Wordsworth
Poetry keeps longing alive.

Poetry keeps longing alive.

Robert Bly
Poetry is fact given over to imagery.

Poetry is fact given over to imagery.

Rod McKuen
I see little hope for democracy as an effective form of government, but I admire the poetry of how it makes its victims complicit in their own destruction.

I see little hope for democracy as an effective form of government, but I admire the poetry of how it makes its victims complicit in their own destruction.

Eliezer Yudkowsky
Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.

Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.

David Bowie
It is a great feeling to know that from a window I can go to books to cans of beer to past loves. And from these gather enough dream to sneak out a back door.

It is a great feeling to know that from a window I can go to books to cans of beer to past loves. And from these gather enough dream to sneak out a back door.

Gregory Corso
He who has rejected his demons badgers us to death with his angels

He who has rejected his demons badgers us to death with his angels

Henri Michaux
..we wear the mask that grins and lies, it hides our cheeks and shades our eyes- this debt we pay to human guile; with torn and bleeding hearts we smile.

..we wear the mask that grins and lies, it hides our cheeks and shades our eyes- this debt we pay to human guile; with torn and bleeding hearts we smile.

Paul Laurence Dunbar
We were together. I forget the rest.

We were together. I forget the rest.

Walt Whitman
Poetry is the language of intensity. Because we are going to die, an expression of intensity is justified.

Poetry is the language of intensity. Because we are going to die, an expression of intensity is justified.

C.D. Wright