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Horace
164 quotes
Alexander Pope
155 quotes
Robert Frost
154 quotes
Ovid
125 quotes
W. H. Auden
121 quotes
Virgil
116 quotes
Walt Whitman
111 quotes
John Milton
101 quotes
Maya Angelou
96 quotes

Famous poet quotes and sayings
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Success

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet
  • friendship

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost, poet
  • life

Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make. Euripides, poet
  • love

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • wisdom


Wherever you are, whatever you do, be in love. Rumi, poet
  • love

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • happiness

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain. Maya Angelou, poet
  • inspirational

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. Euripides, poet
  • grief

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option. Maya Angelou, poet
  • priority

Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. Maya Angelou, poet
  • character

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. Rumi, poet
  • change

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. Maya Angelou, poet
  • Defeat

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Beauty

Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. Rumi, poet
  • talking

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention. Khalil Gibran, poet
  • kindness

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost, poet
  • Life

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. Maya Angelou, poet
  • valentines

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. Rumi, poet
  • personality

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyam, poet
  • life

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Berthold Auerbach, poet
  • Music

If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be. Maya Angelou, poet
  • yourself

Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think. Alfred Austin, poet
  • wisdom

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. Khalil Gibran, poet
  • blame

Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • patience

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost, poet
  • education

You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. Maya Angelou, poet
  • creativity

Live each day as if your life had just begun. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet
  • living

A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed. Henrik Ibsen, poet
  • Words

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou, poet
  • Ritual

Educate yourself. Learn everything you can and then let knowledge yield to kindness. Bryant H. McGill, poet

The strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone. Henrik Ibsen, poet
  • loneliness

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. Dorothy Parker, poet
  • women

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Robert Frost, poet
  • education

The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things. Rainer Maria Rilke, poet
  • defeated

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • already

It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourselves. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Self

Forever is composed of nows. Emily Dickinson, poet
  • experience

You are creating through your choices, even now. Choose wisely. Bryant H. McGill, poet
  • choice

Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant. Maya Angelou, poet
  • surviving

Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen. Carl Sandburg, poet
  • defeat

Difficulties increase the nearer we get to the goal. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet
  • goal

The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them. Maya Angelou, poet
  • people

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Friends

Silence has many beauties. Sophocles, poet
  • beauty

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain. Maya Angelou, poet
  • Change

The sweet music of your own joy and success is a cultivation of both the heart and mind. Bryant H. McGill, poet
  • success

He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king. John Milton, poet
  • inner

I've learned that making a 'living' is not the same thing as 'making a life'. Maya Angelou, poet
  • living

Reach into your imagination and see what makes you happy. Bryant H. McGill, poet
  • imagination


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