70 Top Meaningful Quotes About Poets

70 Top Meaningful Quotes About Poets

The Courage Of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads  into madness-Christopher Morley

The Courage Of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness-Christopher Morley



A Poet Is,Before Anything Else,A Person Who Is Passion A Tely In Love With Language.-W.H Auden

A Poet Is,Before Anything Else,A Person Who Is Passion A Tely In Love With Language.-W.H Auden

Ill be a poet And youll be poetry-Francois Coppee



Ill be a poet And youll be poetry-Francois Coppee

If you cannot be a poet be the poem

If you cannot be a poet be the poem

To have great poets there must be great Audiences-Walt Whitman
To have great poets there must be great Audiences-Walt Whitman

Poetry Is An Echo,Asking A Shadow To Dance-Carl Sandburg



Poetry Is An Echo,Asking A Shadow To Dance-Carl Sandburg

Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure With Truth-Samuel Johnson

Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure With Truth-Samuel Johnson

Breathe In Experience,Breathe Out Poetry.-Muriel Rukeyser

Breathe In Experience,Breathe Out Poetry.-Muriel Rukeyser



Painting Is Silent Poetry,And Poetry Is Painting That Speaks-Plutarch

Painting Is Silent Poetry,And Poetry Is Painting That Speaks-Plutarch

 

In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies.-Yevgeny Yevtushenko

In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies.-Yevgeny Yevtushenko



Poets tell many lies.-SOlon

Poets tell many lies.-SOlon

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.-Robert Frost

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.-Robert Frost

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.-Friedrich Nietzsche

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.-Friedrich Nietzsche



Each child is born a poet and every poet is a child.-Piri Thomas

Each child is born a poet and every poet is a child.-Piri Thomas

The poet strips naked. The philosopher takes notes.-Marty Rubin

The poet strips naked. The philosopher takes notes.-Marty Rubin

A poet can survive everything but a misprint

A poet can survive everything but a misprint



Once, poets were magicians. Poets were strong, stronger than warriors or kings — stronger than old hapless gods. And they will be strong once again.-Greg Bear

Once, poets were magicians. Poets were strong, stronger than warriors or kings — stronger than old hapless gods. And they will be strong once again.-Greg Bear

Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for

Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for

The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.-Jean Cocteau

The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.-Jean Cocteau



Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.-Zelda Fitzgerald

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.-Zelda Fitzgerald

A poet’s work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep-Salman Rushdie”

A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep-Salman Rushdie

Poets are always the advance guard of literature; the advance guard of life. It is for this reason that their recognition comes so slowly.-Amy Lowell

Poets are always the advance guard of literature; the advance guard of life. It is for this reason that their recognition comes so slowly.-Amy Lowell



When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart’s the last part moves, her last, the tongue.-Benjamin Franklin

When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her last, the tongue.-Benjamin Franklin

The worst fate of a poet is to be admired without being understood.-Jean Cocteau

The worst fate of a poet is to be admired without being understood.-Jean Cocteau

Underneath the poet tree. Come and rest awhile with me. And watch the way the word web weaves. Between the shady story leaves…-Shel Silverstein

Underneath the poet tree. Come and rest awhile with me. And watch the way the word web weaves. Between the shady story leaves...-Shel Silverstein



There has been a time on Earth when poets had been young and dead and famous and were men. But now the poet as the tragic child of. Tom-Wolfe

There has been a time on Earth when poets had been young and dead and famous and were men. But now the poet as the tragic child of. Tom-Wolfe

Let the poets cry themselves to sleep, and all their tearful words will turn back into steam.-Conor Oberst

Let the poets cry themselves to sleep, and all their tearful words will turn back into steam.-Conor Oberst

Heaven deliver us, what’s a poet1 Something that can’t go to bed without making a song about it. Dorothy L. Sayers

Heaven deliver us, what's a poet1 Something that can't go to bed without making a song about it. Dorothy L. Sayers

All poets’ wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.-Delmore Schwartz

All poets' wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.-Delmore Schwartz

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.-Gilbert-K. Chesterto

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.-Gilbert-K. Chesterton

Poets are shameless with their experiences,they exploit them.-Friedrich Nietzsche

Poets are shameless with their experiences,they exploit them.-Friedrich Nietzsche

Warriors are poets and poems and all the loveliness here in the worlds.-Amiri Baraka

Warriors are poets and poems and all the loveliness here in the worlds.-Amiri Baraka

Tennyson and Browning are poets and they think but tl y do not feel their thought as immediately as the odour-of-a-rose.-A-thought-…-T.S.-Eliot

Tennyson-and-Browning-are-poets-and-they-think-but-tl-y-do-not-feel-their-thought-as-immediately-as-the-odour-of-a-rose.-A-thought-...-T.S.-Eliot

Nine tenths of English poetic literature is the result either of vulgar careerism or of a poet trying to keep his hand in. Most poets are dead by their late twenties….-Robert Graves

Nine tenths of English poetic literature is the result either of vulgar careerism or of a poet trying to keep his hand in. Most poets are dead by their late twenties....-Robert-Graves

I Cannot understand why the poets of our day wax indignant at the vulgarity of their age and complain of having come into the world too early or too late. I believe-…-Gabriele Dannunzio

I Cannot understand why the poets of our day wax indignant at the vulgarity of their age and complain of having come into the world too early or too late. I believe-...-Gabriele Dannunzio

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world -Percy Bysshe Shelley

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world -Percy Bysshe Shelley

Maybe the poets are right. Maybe love is the only answer.-Woody Allen

Maybe the poets are right. Maybe love is the only answer.-Woody Allen

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.

If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place in which to live.-John F. Kennedy

If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place in which to live.-John F. Kennedy

What you have to realize when you write poetry, or if you love poetry, is that poetry is just naturally the greatest god damn thing that ever was in the whole universe -James Dickey

What you have to realize when you write poetry, or if you love poetry, is that poetry is just naturally the greatest god damn thing that ever was in the whole universe -James Dickey

Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars mere globs of gas atoms. I too can see the stars on a desert night and fe…-Richard Feynman

Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars mere globs of gas atoms. I too can see the stars on a desert night and fe...-Richard Feynman

I feel very connected to poets across the country.-John Barton

I feel very connected to poets across the country.-John Barton

If we treat each other as if we are geniuses, poets and artists, we have a better chance of becoming that on stage.-Del Close

If we treat each other as if we are geniuses, poets and artists, we have a better chance of becoming that on stage.-Del Close

Poets, like the blind, can see in the dark.-Jorge Luis Borges

Poets, like the blind, can see in the dark.-Jorge Luis Borges

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet

Lovers, Lunatics and poets are made of same stuff.-Bhagat Singh

Lovers, Lunatics and poets are made of same stuff.-Bhagat Singh

Political parties are like poets, born, not made..-Henry Ford

Political parties are like poets, born, not made..-Henry Ford

But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false.-H. P. Lovecraft

But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false.-H. P. Lovecraft

All men are poets at heart.-Ralph Waldo Emerson

All men are poets at heart.-Ralph Waldo Emerson

But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false

But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false1.

The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.-Christopher Morley

The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.-Christopher Morley

All poets are mad.-Robert Burton

All poets are mad.-Robert Burton

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.-Wallace Stevens

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.-Wallace Stevens

The Greatest Poem Ever Known Is One All Poets Have Outgrown. The Poetry, Innate, Untold, Of Being Only Four Years Old.-Christopher Morley

The Greatest Poem Ever Known Is One All Poets Have Outgrown. The Poetry, Innate, Untold, Of Being Only Four Years Old.-Christopher Morley

Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.-Samuel Beckett

Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.-Samuel Beckett

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.-John Fowles

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.-John Fowles

To have great poets, there must be great audiences.-Walt Whitman

To have great poets, there must be great audiences.-Walt Whitman

Joyce is a poet and also an elephantine pedant.-George Orwell

Joyce is a poet and also an elephantine pedant.-George Orwell

To be a poet is a condition rather than a profession.-Robert Graves

To be a poet is a condition rather than a profession.-Robert Graves

Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.-Alfred de Musset

Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.-Alfred de Musset

Therefore’ is a word the poet must not know.-Andre Gide

Therefore' is a word the poet must not know.-Andre Gide

Oh, what company good poets are!-Jose Marti

Oh, what company good poets are!-Jose MArti

Screamin’ carpe diem until I’m a dead poet.-Jay Z

Screamin' carpe diem until I'm a dead poet.-Jay Z

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.-David Carradine

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.-David Carradine

Poets that lasting marble seek Must come in Latin or in Greek.-Edmund Waller

Poets that lasting marble seek Must come in Latin or in Greek.-Edmund Waller

Most joyful let the Poet be It is through him that all men see.-William Ellery

Most joyful let the Poet be It is through him that all men see.-William Ellery