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(Odes: I.11) — Horace
If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the Ode on a Grecian Urn is worth any number of old ladies. — William Faulkner
The writer's only responsibility is to his art. He will be completely ruthless if he is a good one. He has a dream. Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency, security, happiness, all, to get the book written. If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the Ode on a Grecian Urn is worth any number of old ladies. — William Faulkner
Nature gets credit which should in truth be reserved for ourselves: the rose for its scent, the nightingale for its song; and the sun for its radiance. The poets are entirely mistaken. They should address their lyrics to themselves and should turn them into odes of self congratulation on the excellence of the human mind. — Alfred North Whitehead
This poem will never reach its destination. On Rousseau's Ode To Posterity — Voltaire
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ; it contains both of them in a state of high development, and epitomizes both. — Victor Hugo
Beauty is truth, truth beauty,'--that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. - Ode to a Grecian Urn — John Keats
I intended an Ode, And it turned to a Sonnet. — Austin Dobson
My books are elegiac in the sense that they're odes to a nation that even I sometimes think may not exist anymore except in my memory and my imagination.
The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real.
Anything Can Happen is also, incidentally, a poem that arose from teaching.
I'd talked about the Horace Ode (I, 34) [on which the poem is based] in a lecture I gave at Harvard in the fall of 2000 entitled Bright Boltsand remembered it after the Twin Towers attack.
Horace's best ode would not please a young woman as much as the mediocre verses of the young man she is in love with.