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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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    active 2 years, 9 months ago

    Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi, more popularly known as Rumi around the world was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian and Sufi mystic. The general theme of Rumi’s poetry is union with his beloved from whom he has …

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    active 3 years ago

    First time he kissed me, he but only kissed The fingers of this hand wherewith I write; And, ever since, it grew more clean and white.
    – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning was one of the most …

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    active 3 years, 3 months ago

    Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
    – Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy was a renowned novelist and poet of the Victorian era, born in a small English …

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    active 3 years, 6 months ago

    Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.
    – Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht was a German poet, theatre artist, and a Marxist prominent during World War II. Despite being a playwright and a theatre personality, his …

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    active 3 years, 12 months ago

    What’s writing really about? It’s about trying to take fuller possession of the reality of your life.
    ― Ted Hughes
    Edward ‘Ted’ Hughes was a renowned English poet, playwright and writer. He was the British Poet Laur …

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    active 4 years ago

    God is the perfect poet, who in his person acts his own creations.
    ― Robert Browning
    Robert Browning was a Victorian English poet celebrated for his short poems, dramatic verse and dramatic monologues exploring the i …

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    active 4 years, 1 month ago

    For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
    – Amy Lowell
    Amy Lawrence Lowell is an American …

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    active 4 years, 1 month ago

    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 4 years, 4 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 4 years, 4 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 4 years, 9 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 4 years, 10 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 4 years, 10 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 4 years, 11 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 5 years 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 5 years 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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