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    The only journey is the one within.
    – Rainer Maria Rilke
    René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke famous as Rainer Maria Rilke was a Bohemian-Austrian poet of the 20th century who is well known for his lyrical …

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    active 1 year, 11 months ago

    ”You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer.”
    – Margaret Atwood
    Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. With 15 books of poems on her name, …

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    active 1 year, 11 months ago

    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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    active 1 year, 11 months ago

    Words are but wind; and learning is nothing but words; ergo, learning is nothing but wind.
    Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) was an Anglo Irish satirist, essayist, poet, priest and a political pamphleteer b …

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    active 1 year, 11 months ago

    This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
    – Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau was an American poet, philosopher, transcendentalist, activist and journalist born on 12th July 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts. A …

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    active 2 years, 4 months ago

    Verse is the natural speech of men, as singing is of birds
    – Edward Thomas
    Edward Thomas was an Anglo-Welsh poet and essayist. Born on 3rd March, 1878, He was educated at Battersea Grammar School, and at the Lincoln …

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    active 2 years, 5 months ago

    A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
    – Rupert Brooke
    Rupert Chawner Brooke (although his middle name is sometimes spelt …

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    active 2 years, 5 months ago

    Could I get mansions covering ten thousand miles, I’d house all the poor scholars and make them beam with smiles
    ― Du Fu
    Du Fu was a well-known and renowned Chinese poet of the Tang Dynasty during the first century. H …

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    active 2 years, 5 months ago

    ”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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    active 2 years, 5 months ago

    Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things.
    – Matthew Arnold
    Matthew Arnold was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was popular …

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    active 2 years, 5 months ago

    ”Look at what’s happening in this world. Every day there’s something exciting or disturbing to write about. With all that’s going on, how could I stop?”
    – Gwendolyn Brooks
    Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was an …

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    active 2 years, 6 months ago

    I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so in whining poetry.
    – John Donne
    John Donne was an English poet of the pro-Renaissance period and a cleric. But, as noticed from his poems, he has written from a …

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    active 2 years, 7 months ago

    George Eliot was the pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans, a Victorian poet, novelist, translator and a journalist born in Warwickshire, England on 22 November 1819. Mary wrote under the male pen name because she wanted her works …

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    active 2 years, 7 months ago

    It goes without saying that a fine short poem can have the resonance and depth of an entire novel.
    ― James Wright
    James Wright (December 13, 1927 – March 25, 1980) was a contemporary American poet who witnessed pov …

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    active 2 years, 7 months ago

    What we love we are.
    ― Robert Lowell
    Robert Lowell was an American poet born in an affluent family in Boston on March 1, 1917. Influenced by various poets like Allen Tate, Elizabeth Bishop and William Carlos W …

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    active 2 years, 7 months ago

    Art is not escape, but a way of finding order in chaos, a way of confronting life.
    ― Robert Hayden
    Born as Asa Bundy Sheffey, Robert Hayden is one of the renowned African American poets of American Literature. With a t …

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    active 2 years, 7 months ago

    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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