Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Quotes on: Poetry
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Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls.
~ Voltaire (November 21, 1694 - May 30, 1778)
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Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.
~ Robert Frost (March 26, 1874 - January 29, 1963)
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Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
~ Carl Sandburg (January 06, 1878 - July 22, 1967)
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Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.
~ Jim Morrison (December 08, 1943 - July 03, 1971)
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The creative individual has the capacity to free himself from the web of social pressures in which the rest of us are caught. He is capable of questioning the assumptions that the rest of us accept.
~ John W. Gardner (October 08, 1912 - February 16, 2002)
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I shall not seek and I will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as your president,
~ Lyndon Johnson
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
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