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“Yet do I marvel at this curious thing:/ To make a poet black, and bid him sing!”
“Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.”
Francis Bacon Sr.
“A poet who has not produced a good poem before he is twenty-five, we may conclude cannot, and never will do so.”
“Nature poets can't walk across the backyard without tripping over an epiphany”
“Only the poet can look beyond the detail and see the whole picture.”
“Poets, like whores, are only hated by each other”
“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.”
“The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets”
“Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet's abstract head. Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief, delight and rage.”
“Souls of poets dead and gone, / What Elysium have ye known, / Happy field or mossy cavern, / Choicer than the Mermaid Tavern? / Have ye tippled drink more fine / Than mine host's Canary wine?”
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