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Letter "P" » poetic
« I am here to seduce you into a love of life; to help you to become a little more poetic; to help you die to the mundane and to the ordinary so that the extraordinary explodes in your life. »
«If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.»
«If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.»
«As to the pure mind all things are pure, so to the poetic mind all things are poetical»
«(Poetry) a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty»
«Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.»
Author: St. Thomas Aquinas
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«All the great things have been denied and we live in an intricacy of new and local mythologies, political, economic, poetic, which are asserted with an ever-enlarging incoherence.»
«Indeed, so far from being humorous, the male American is the most abnormally serious creature who ever existed.... It is only fair to admit that he can exaggerate, but even his exaggeration has a rational basis. It is not founded on wit or fancy; it does not spring from any poetic imagination....»
«It is that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment which constitutes poetic faith.»
«Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.»