Archive for Quotations

Charles Baudelaire

“Always be a poet, even in prose.”

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

“Poetry is the eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone.”


“Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”

Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.”

Wallace Stevens

“A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.”

Robert Louis Stevenson

“Wine is bottled poetry.”

John Keats

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.”

Edwin Hiubbel Chapim

“Poetry is the utterance of deep and heart-felt truth:
the true poet is near the oracle.”

Paul Celan

“Poetry is sort of a homecoming.”

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

“Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers.”