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Letter "P" » Poets
«Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.»
Author: Albert Pike
«Always be a poet, even in prose.»
«A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times»
«A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds»
«A good poet's made as well as born.»
«As a poet and as a mathematician, he would reason well; as a mere mathematician, he could not have reasoned at all, and thus would have been at the mercy of the Prefect»
«A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives in this world warbling. If we do not cherish him, he spreads his wings and flies back into his homeland.»
Author: Kahlil Gibran
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«At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.»
«A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory.»
«Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must seek new literary influences; he will have different emotions to express.»