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The world, in its sheer exuberance of kindness, will try to bury the poet with warm and lovely human trivialities. It will even ask him to autograph books.
A poet, any real poet, is simply an alchemist who transmutes his cynicism regarding human beings into an optimism regarding the moon, the stars, the heavens, and the flowers, to say nothing of Spring, love, and dogs.
The great poet draws his creations only from out of his own reality.
The poet presents his thoughts festively, on the carriage of rhythm: usually because they could not walk.
Prose-it might be speculated-is discourse; poetry ellipsis. Prose is spoken aloud; poetry overheard.
Poetry is adolescence fermented and thus preserved.
The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human life, the poet s to invent what is nonexistent.
Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal [but] which the reader recognizes as his own.
The void yields up nothing. You have to be a great poet to make it ring.
If artists and poets are unhappy, it is after all because happiness does not interest them.
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Violence Quote
Violence never settles anything right: apart from injuring your own soul, it injures the best cause. It lingers on long after the object of hate has disappeared from the scene to plague the lives of those who have employed it against their foes.
Age Quote
Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the Great Mystery into which we are born.
Inspirational Quote
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Wise Quote
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Relationship Quote
Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.
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