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    American poet Allen Ginsberg, was one of the leading figures of the Beat Movement in the 1950s. Along with other rather rebellious literary figures like Lucien Carr, Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, he pioneered a …

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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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    What is Art? It is the response of man’s creative soul to the call of the Real.
    – Rabindranath Tagore
    Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet whose elegant prose and magical poetry made him popular worldwide. He was …

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    Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer who married fellow poet Ted Hughes. Plath who started writing poetry from the age of 8 is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry as …

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    We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.
    – William Butler Yeats
    William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. In …

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    Edward Estlin Cummings known as E. E. Cummings was an American poet who has approximately 2,900 poems on his name. He is remembered as an eminent voice of 20th century English literature. Despite Cummings’s experimental …

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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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    “Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,
    That we may record our emptiness.”
    ― Khalil Gibran

    Khalil Gibran was a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer who is popul …

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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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    We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action.
    – Sarojini Naidu
    Sarojini Naidu was an Indian Independence activist, and under the moniker, “The Nightingale of India”, she wro …

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    Better to be without logic than without feeling.
    – Charlotte Bronte
    Charlotte Bronte was a classical English poet and novelist, one of the three Bronte sisters, the others being Emily and Anne. Unlike her sister Emily, …

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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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    ”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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    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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    Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
    – C. S. Lewis
    Clive Staples Lewis, more commonly known as C.S. Lewis, was a novelist, poet, critic, essayist, academic and apologist. Born …

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    Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
    – James Joyce
    James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an eminent Irish poet and author in the early …

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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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