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    I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don’t you think?
    – Philip Larkin
    Philip Larkin was an eminent writer, poet, novelist and …

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    ”Gi’e me a spark o’ Nature’s fire that’s a’ the learning I desire.”
    – Robert Burns
    Robert Burns was a celebrated Scottish poet and lyricist who was considered as the national poet of Scotland. His poetry in …

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    Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
    – Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Tennyson was the most popular British Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during Queen Victoria’s reign. Much of …

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    William Blake was an English painter, poet and print-maker is considered a pioneering figure in the history of poetry of the Romantic Age. Influenced by the ideals and ambitions of the French and American Revolutions, …

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    Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.
    – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an …

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    I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you.
    – Emily Bronte
    Emily Bronte was an English novelist and poet who is prominently known for …

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    Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
    – John Milton

    John Milton was a Renaissance poet, polemic, and a civil servant to the Commonwealth of England. …

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    Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.
    – Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded as one the finest lyric poets of the 19th …

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    John Keats, an English Romantic poet was one of the main figures of the second generation of Romantic poets along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Though his work having been in publication for only four years …

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    Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
    – William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth, a British poet, credited as the founder of English Romantic …

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    He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
    – Lao Tzu
    Laozi, also known as Lao Tzu is a legendary philosopher and poet from ancient China. An amazing thinker, Laozi is believed to have lived …

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    “Poets are shameless with their experiences: they exploit them.”
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German poet and philosopher of the late 19th century who challenged the concepts of Christianity, traditional mor …

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    Ever read a poem and thought- ”Wow! This is it. No expression can ever get better than this.”
    Have words ever stunned you? Moved you so much so that couldn’t move? Did you ever feel that a poem could breathe? Could t …

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    “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.”
    – Charles Bukowski
    Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-born American poet, novelist and short story writer. The the …

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    Thomas Stearns Eliot also known as T. S. Eliot is one of the major poets of twentieth century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948 for his outstanding contribution to poetry. His poetry was unique, …

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    No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
    – Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. He became known for his involvement in the rising ph …

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    ”Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” – Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou born with the name Marguerite Annie Johnson was an African-American author, …

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    And your very flesh shall be a great poem.
    – Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman (May 31 1819 – March 26 1892) was one of the most influential and eminent American poet popularly known as the Father of free verse. Whitman’s Lea …

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    ”We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.”
    – Dante
    Durante degli Alighieri called Dante was an Italian poet of the Middle Ages. Being respectfully called as the Father of the …

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    But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
    – Lord Byron
    Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the …

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