Poetry Quotes

  • “I would define the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty.”
  • “Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away.”
  • “With me, poetry has never been just a goal, but an interest …”
  • “Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow.”
  • “Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”
  • “The only true writing that came through during the war was in poetry.”
  • “Poetry, I feel, is a tyrannical discipline.”
  • “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
  • “The aim of art is almost divine: to bring to life again if it is writing history, to create if it is writing poetry.”
  • “A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.”