'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival
Famous Quotes and Sayings
Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we wonder that all men are not always poets. Poetry is nothing but healthy speech
I think it better that in times like these a poets mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right
I'm not, by nature, a collaborator. My biggest influences were people like painters and poets. These are solitary workers
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers
There is, in lovers, a certain infatuation of egotism they will have a witness of their happiness, cost that witness what it may
People love the beads. Everyone really loves to catch them
As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back. Rhyme is still the most effective drum
Frost is the most sophisticated of poets
I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash
I wanted to be successful, not famous
Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top
Love is done when Love's begun,
But have Sages known?
Truth adjourn your Boon
People happy in love have an air of intensity
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.
A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.
A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
All love shifts and changes. I don't know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time.
All mankind love a lover.
All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.
Do all things with love.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Fortune and love favor the brave.
Friendship is Love without his wings!
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.
I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.
If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
If you want to be loved, be lovable.
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you'.
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.
It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.
Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.