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“In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.”
“The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.”
“Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking”
“There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either.”
“Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people”
“If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.”
“Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.”
“Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen”
Leonardo da Vinci
“Dancing is the poetry of the foot.”
“Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.”
Vincent van Gogh
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