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Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.

— Plato

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Poet quote At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

The female doesn't want a rich man or a handsome man or even a poet, she wants a man who understands her eyes if she gets sad, and points to his chest and say : 'Here is your home country.'

I cannot write in verse, for I am no poet.

I cannot arrange the parts of speech with such art as to produce effects of light and shade, for I am no painter. Even by signs and gestures I cannot express my thoughts and feelings, for I am no dancer. But I can do so by means of sounds, for I am a musician.

Poet quote If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.

I think it's the responsibility of every human being, not just those who wear the identity of poet, activist, voter, religious person... it's the responsibility of every person. Our responsibility is to use our intelligence as clearly and coherently as we possibly can.

The great religions are the ships, Poets the life boats.

Every sane person I know has jumped overboard.

All poets, all writers are political.

They either maintain the status quo, or they say, 'Something's wrong, let's change it for the better.'

Poet quote A poet's job is to find a name for everything: to be a fearless finder of the na

A poet's job is to find a name for everything: to be a fearless finder of the names of things.

A life without love is like a tree without fruit.

Great wine requires a mad man to grow the vine, a wise man to watch over it, a lucid poet to make it, and a lover to drink it.

I will have my voice: Indian, Spanish, white.

I will have my serpent's tongue - my woman's voice, my sexual voice, my poet's voice. I will overcome the tradition of silence.

This is not a time to keep the facts from the people-to keep them complacent.

To sound the alarm is not to panic but to seek action from an aroused public. For, as the poet Dante once said: 'The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.

I am a black man dedicated to expression;

expression of the joy and pride of blackness. I consider myself neither poet, composer, or musician. These are merely tools used by sensitive men to carve out a piece of beauty or truth that they hope may lead to peace and salvation.

The artist, and particularly the poet, is always an anarchist in the best sense of the word. He must heed only the call that arises within him from three strong voices: the voice of death, with all its foreboding, the voice of love and the voice of art.

In Náhuatl, the language of the Aztec world, one key word for poet was 'tlamatine,' meaning 'the one who knows,' or 'he who knows something.' Poets were considered 'sages of the word,' who meditated on human enigmas and explored the beyond, the realm of the gods.

Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult.

It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colors, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.

...he who has seen the intimate beauty of nature cannot tear himself away from it again. He must become either a poet or a naturalist and, if his eyes are keen and his powers of observation sharp enough, he may well become both.

I would rather win souls than be the greatest king or emperor on earth;

I would rather win souls than be the greatest general that ever commanded an army; I would rather win souls than be the greatest poet, or novelist, or literary man who ever walked the earth. My one ambition in life is to win as many as possible.

Istanbul, a universal beauty where poet and archeologist, diplomat and merchant, princess and sailor, northerner and westerner screams with same admiration. The whole world thinks that this city is the most beautiful place on earth.

Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.

Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance.

Your eyelashes will write on my heart the poem that could never come from the pen of a poet.

I would love to be the poet laureate of Coney Island.

The Western poet and writer of romance has exactly the same kind of difficulty in comprehending Eastern subjects as you have in comprehending Western subjects.

If we treat each other as if we are geniuses, poets and artists, we have a better chance of becoming that on stage.

Keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you.

For every poet it is always morning in the world;

history a forgotten, insomniac night. The fate of poetry is to fall in love with the world in spite of history.

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Avoid using the word 'very' because it's lazy.

A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don't use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason boys - to woo women - and in that endeavor, laziness will not do.

A lot of poets too live on the margins of social acceptance, they certainly aren't in it for the money. William Blake - only his first book was legitimately published.

The musician of disordered sound, the poet of decomposed language, the painter and sculptor of the fragmented visual and tactile world: they all portray the break up of the self and, through the rearrangement and reassemble of the fragments, try to create new structures that possess wholeness, perfection, new meaning.

They have the guns, we have the poets. Therefore, we will win.

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?

Any great warrior is also a scholar, and a poet, and an artist.

One of the ridiculous aspects of being a poet is the huge gulf between how seriously we take ourselves and how generally we are ignored by everybody else.

Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.

Good science and good art are always about a condition of awe.

I don't think there is any other function for the poet or the scientist in the human tribe but the astonishment of the soul.

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