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

Poetry album
Poetry album

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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

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.
Oscar Wilde

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
T.S. Eliot

Growing rice gives you more than poetry will.

I think there are things in my story that have helped my creativity. Your father being killed, for instance, is one of the best things that could happen to a kid if he's going to write poetry or songs.
Roger Waters

I wonder who first discovered the efficacy of poetry in driving away love!
Jane Austen
Source: Pride and Prejudice

My favourite poem is the one that starts 'Thirty days hath September' because it actually tells you something.
Groucho Marx

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

Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
Vincent van Gogh

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.

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

Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky,
We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That we may record our emptiness.
Kahlil Gibran

We all have something of a doctor, a poet and a fool.

We called the album 'Amarantine' to mean everlasting. Poets use the word to describe an everlasting flower and I loved the image of that. x
Amaranthus species are grown as ornamental plants for their flowers, or for their grains, or are used as a leaf vegetable.

Why should poetry have to make sense?
Charlie Chaplin

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