Quotes


Frost is the most sophisticated of poets


Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil


Do not commit your poems to pages alone, sing them I pray you

Virgil

At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets


As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back. Rhyme is still the most effective drum


Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butchers the poets equal there


All is ephemeral--fame and the famous as well


A poet's hope: to be, like some valley cheese,local, but prized elsewhere


A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous


'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival



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