Are you in love with language? Then this collection of proverbs and quotes about poetry is meant for you.

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A map is the greatest of all epic poems. Its lines and colors show the realization of great dreams.

Gilbert H. Grosvenor

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

W.H. Auden

Growing rice gives you more than poetry will.

I wonder who first discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love!

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen

News isn't designed to talk about daily life in its nuances, but poetry is.

Eliza Griswold

Once I dreamt of a form of poetry created by the sound of feet walking in the grass.

Cecilia Vicuna

Poetry is a sliver of the moon lost in the belly of a golden frog.

Carl Sandburg

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

Edgar Allan Poe

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Albert Einstein

Superstition is the poetry of life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry.

French proverb

There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either.

Robert Graves

To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June.

Jean-Paul Sartre

We called the album 'Amarantine' to mean everlasting. Poets use the word to describe an everlasting flower and I loved the image of that.

Amaranthus species are grown as ornamental plants for their flowers, or for their grains, or are used as a leaf vegetable.

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