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“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility”
“Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.”
“Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.”
“Music has a poetry of its own, and that poetry is called melody.”
“Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things”
“Any healthy man can go without food for two days, but not without poetry”
“There is a great deal of poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform has no gratitude, no prudence, no husbandry. The Conservative”
“Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.”
“Dancing is the poetry of the foot.”
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