Quotations About / On:
Only poetry inspires poetry.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Books," Society and Solitude (1870).)
It's easy to unfurl oneself in poetry than prose. I love poetry exactly for that.
Women do not have as great a need for poetry because their own essence is poetry.
(Friedrich Von Schlegel (1772-1829), German philosopher. Idea 127 in Selected Ideas (1799-1800), translated by Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Pennsylvania University Press (1968).)
If there's no money in poetry, neither is there poetry in money.
(Robert Graves (1895-1985), British poet, novelist. speech, Dec. 6, 1963, London School of Economics. "Mammon," Mammon and the Black Goddess (1965).)
Poetry is the mother of all science
(All science are sprouted from the seed of poetry.)
Poetry without emotion is like a dead body
(It is just like dead body wearing precious and beautiful ornament of literature and words but has no soul)
'Poetry is the thoughts of an insane mind.'
(Adam M. Snow)
Prose talks and poetry sings.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1837).)
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes.
(Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. Meditations of a Parish Priest, pt. 1, no. 76 (1886).)
Poetry has become the higher algebra of metaphors.
(José Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955), Spanish essayist, philosopher. "More About the Dehumanization of Art," The Dehumanization of Art (1925).)