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Top 100 Quotes About Poetic

#1. The most prevalent poetic representation of contemporary experience is the mimesis of disorientation by non sequitor. - Author: Tony Hoagland
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#2. The millions are awake enough for physical labor; but only one in a million is awake enough for effective intellectual exertion, only one in a hundred millions to a poetic or divine life. To be awake is to be alive. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#3. The optimist's pleasure was prosaic, for it dwelt on the naturalness of everything; the Christian pleasure was poetic, for it dwelt on the unnaturalness of everything in the light of the supernatural. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#4. I wax poetic
On the beauty of sewers
Real short poem. Done - Author: Rick Riordan
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#5. Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius. - Author: Thomas Carlyle
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#6. Black is not sad ... Black is poetic. - Author: Ann Demeulemeester
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#7. No, what I felt was the torment of waiting, stuck between the end of one sentence and the beginning of the next which might or might not bring a hail storm, plane crash, poetic justice, or a miraculous reversal. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#8. The true poetic feeling is a feeling of boundless gratitude. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#9. Did no one tell him that pain lives in this sand, dug in and watered with our blood? - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#10. English dramatic literature is, of course, dominated by Shakespeare; and it is almost inevitable that an English reader should measure the value of other poetic drama by the standards which Shakespeare has already implanted in his mind. - Author: Lytton Strachey
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#11. The object of poetic activity is essentially language: whatever his beliefs & convictions, the poet is more concerned with words than what these words designate. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#12. The connection between romantic politics and aesthetics is plain in Schiller's and Novalis's concept of the aesthetic or poetic state. - Author: Frederick C. Beiser
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#13. She was a drawing that hadn't been colored. - Author: Lauren DeStefano
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#14. I could sing you a thousand and one doo-wop songs. I love the simplicity in that music. It's not super-poetic, it's just from the heart. - Author: Bruno Mars
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#15. Everything looks better with my eyes closed. - Author: Rick Springfield
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#16. New Jersey is the most poetic state: close enough to New York to be urban and cosmopolitan, far enough to be desirous and unsure; densely populated, but full of farms and woods, with the most deer of any state. - Author: Robert Pinsky
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#17. I don't believe there can be a poetic novel without political consciousness. I have a strong political conscience. - Author: Marguerite Young
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#18. Isn't it true that a pleasant house makes winter more poetic, and doesn't winter add to the poetry of a house? - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#19. The attempt to control poetry, to subordinate it to extra-poetic ends, constitutes misuse. - Author: Jan Clausen
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#20. Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.. - Author: Pablo Casals
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#21. Ty?" I said, trying out your name, liking the way it sounded. "So what's it like anyway? Australia?"
You smiled then, and your whole face changed with it. It kind of lit up, like there were sunbeams coming from inside you.
"You'll find out," you said. - Author: Lucy Christopher
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#22. Thus, the earlier part of her life had taught her that, while you can tell stories or write poems about life, you cannot make life poetic, live it as though it were a work of art... - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#23. I'm hunting for the truth. It might be a kind of poetic truth, and not just a factual one, because behind everything that happens to you, there is another truth, a secret life. - Author: Anne Sexton
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#24. Then what's a synonym for woman?" "Entrails." "You're not very poetic, are you? Well, then, what's the antonym for entrails?" "Milk. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#25. There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#26. I loved it when my heart beat quickly and erratically. Yet I found this performance, which was deeply poetic, more enjoyable. - Author: Raymond Radiguet
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#27. A few poetic regrets, if adroitly placed, are as becoming to a woman as gossamer hair in the moonlight. What - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#28. Many people are walking along the shore, turning poetic springtime faces towards the sea; they're having a holiday because of the sun. [ ... ] The true sea is cold and black, full of animals; it crawls under this thin green film made to deceive human beings. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#29. Drake, I'd like to collaborate with. He's a phenomenal lyricist. Probably the best rapper in the world at the moment. I love Kanye but there's something about Drake; he's more straight up, really clever and really poetic and metaphorical - I love that. He's just clever. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#30. The Big Dipper wheels on its bowl. In years hence it will have stopped looking like a saucepan and will resemble a sugar scoop as the earth continues to wobble and the dipper's seven stars speed in different directions. - Author: Ann Zwinger
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#31. For now, bread and mead call us, appetites whetted, to witness what I have been nursing, encased in iron, licked by flame, and tended with relish. - Author: Kevin Hearne
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#32. The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it. - Author: Margaret Fuller
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#33. He walked by instinct along one white road, on which early birds hopped and sang, and found himself outside a fenced garden. There he saw the sister of Gregory, the girl with the gold-red hair, cutting lilac before breakfast, with the great unconscious gravity of a girl. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#34. Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#35. A tattoo is a true poetic creation, and is always more than meets the eye. As a tattoo is grounded on living skin, so its essence emotes a poignancy unique to the mortal human condition. - Author: V. Vale
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#36. He who has not been bitten by the serpents of light and snapped at by the wolves of darkness will always be deceived by the days and the nights. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#37. Poetry is a form of necessary speech ... I have sought to restore the aura of sacred practice that accompanies true poetic creation, to honor both the rational and the irrational elements of poetry. - Author: Edward Hirsch
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#38. Mistress Creation keeps calling my name ... i long for her, and she, for me ... we will be reunited soon. In the interim, i bide my time dreaming of her, writing about her and stretching her across the vast landscape of my imagination. "Soon", i whisper to her, "Soon - Author: Jaeda DeWalt
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#39. Naked you are blue like the night in Cuba,
you have vines and stars in your hair, - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#40. Some of the poetic writers who insert passages of realism in their texts have no underlying philosophy to uphold them, and revert to realism. - Author: Marguerite Young
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#41. I could spend my whole life photographing circuses. They combine everything I'm interested in - they're ironic, poetic, and corny at the same time. There's also something about a circus that's magical, sentimental, and almost tragic, like a Fellini film. - Author: Mary Ellen Mark
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#42. Who among us has not dreamt, in moments of ambition, of the miracle of a poetic prose, musical without rhythm and rhyme, supple and staccato enough to adapt to the lyrical stirrings of the soul, the undulations of dreams, and sudden leaps of consciousness. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#43. If the poet has pursued a moral objective, he has diminished his poetic force. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#44. It is through the intentionality of poetic imagination that the poet's soul discovers the opening of consciousness common to all true poetry. - Author: Gaston Bachelard
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#45. Let your life be joyful, mystical, everlasting blossoms of poetic ecstasy. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#46. I think that things are poetic when they don't have a boundary. Without rules. My life is poetic. - Author: Mark Gonzales
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#47. Scatter as a prayer
escaping my lips...

as orchids
blooming in clouds. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#48. I was attracted to Robert's work because his visual vocabulary was akin to my poetic one, even if we seemed to be moving toward different destinations. Robert always would tell me, "Nothing is finished until you see it. - Author: Patti Smith
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#49. Given a blank we can't help trying to fill it in along lines of customary seeing or saying. But the best poetic lines undermine those habits, break the pre- off the -dictable, unsettle the suburbs of your routine sentiments, and rattle the tracks of your trains of thoughts. - Author: Heather McHugh
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#50. From her perch more than a kilometer aboveground, she surveys the city that never sleeps, glittering and coruscating in the rain like a metaphor for her glamorous life. - Author: Bao Shu
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#51. New York cops are very specific in terms of the way they talk and the way they handle themselves. All these cliches that, as an Englishman, I thought were from a bygone era or were a bit of poetic license with cop shows - the more you hang out with them, the more you realize how real that jargon is. - Author: Theo James
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#52. I compose most of my tweets with care, as if they were aphorisms - they are not usually dashed-off. Sometimes I'm surprised by the high, poetic quality of Twitter - it lends itself to a surreal sort of self-expression. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#53. That was just too embarrassing, although there was a sort of poetic justice to peeing on your enemies when they weren't able to get to you. And it wasn't like they would kill me less painfully if I didn't pee on them. - Author: Elle Casey
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#54. The unwelcome November rain had perversely stolen the day's last hour and pawned it with that ancient fence, the night. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#55. It's very human to try to put things into boxes, and it's hard for us to reconcile with grey areas, and yet somehow that's the area I find the most poetic, the juiciest. - Author: Arca
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#56. Her mouth was a gash of red, like the torn-open stomach of a sacrifice, bloody and oracular. Behind it her teeth shone sharp and white as bone. - Author: Madeline Miller
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#57. Schiller writes in a letter [to Goethe, 17 December 1795] of a 'poetic mood'. I think I know what he means, I think I am familiar with it myself. It is the mood of receptivity to nature and one in which one's thoughts seem as vivid as nature itself. - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#58. What I wish I had, is that I wish I was a little more Greek, in that I wish I could lose my North American driven attitude and that I could be a little bit more poetic and laissez faire. - Author: Nia Vardalos
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#59. Since the age of 15 poetry has been my ruling passion and I have never intentionally undertaken any task or formed any relationship that seemed inconsistent with poetic principles; which has sometimes won me the reputation of an eccentric. - Author: Robert Graves
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#60. I've always been intrigued by cutout silhouettes. They are so intriguing, so poetic-the shadow of a soul. They tell everything about a character and they are open to be filled with one's own imagination. - Author: Ann Demeulemeester
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#61. Jafaa. In Persian, this very poetic word refers to all the wrongs you do to those who love you. - Author: Maziar Bahari
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#62. Were you always such a stubborn, blind, obtuse girl?"
"Are you calling me stupid?"
"Yes, but in a more poetic way!"
"Well, here's a poem for you. Get lost! - Author: Colleen Houck
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#63. some winters
will never melt

some summers
will never freeze

and some things will only
... live in poems. - Author: Sanober Khan
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#64. Your eyes were too intense to stare into for long. - Author: Lucy Christopher
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#65. If everyone could be brought low, then everyone could rise up. - Author: Nicki Salcedo
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#66. Love is the intoxication of God. - Author: Ivan Alexander Pozo-Illas
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#67. I was a huge movie watcher, but I really loved 'Kenan & Kel,' 'Rugrats,' 'Doug,' & 'Catdog.' I was also into drama films, though, and I really loved 'Poetic Justice' and 'Set it Off.' - Author: Raven Goodwin
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#68. France is not poetic; she even feels, in fact, a congenital horror of poetry. Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will always prefer are the most prosaic. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#69. I have a large personal collection of pictures. For every project, I choose images. Usually I don't do this until I've done an extensive script breakdown and distilled the text down to poetic form. I have to plant enough seeds so that there will be vibration. - Author: Christine Jones
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#70. The most important quality of art and its aim is illusion; emotion, which is often obtained by certain sacrifices of poetic detail, is something else entirely and of an inferior order. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#71. In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value, this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates a sort of accompaniment to the signified. - Author: Roman Jakobson
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#72. We strive for beauty and balance, the sensual over the sentimental. - Author: Janet Fitch
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#73. My suggestion is that at each state the proper order of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp of what is generally known, not only in formal logical, mathematical terms, but also intuitively, in images, feelings, poetic usage of language, etc. - Author: David Bohm
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#74. Nothing conceivable is so petty, so insipid, so crowded with paltry interests, in one word, so anti-poetic, as the life of a man in the United States. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#75. Space is entirely poetic. - Author: Mary-Louise Parker
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#76. It is better to live in a world of poetic meaning rather than hardcore reality. - Author: Mark Gonzales
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#77. Admittedly or not, conscious or unconscious, the poetic state, a transcendent experience of life, is what the public is fundamentally seeking through love, crime, drugs, war, or insurrection. - Author: Antonin Artaud
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#78. I crown you, small monarch of my bones, - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#79. Back in those early days when I began my apprenticeship as a poet, I also tried to voice our anger, spirit of defiance and resistance in a Jamaican poetic idiom. - Author: Linton Kwesi Johnson
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#80. Sir Storm, I have decided that you are a god of poetic justice."
Baka to Storm - Author: Victoria Danann
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#81. I've written some poetry, but ... songs have to be more poetic, and I've really gotten to this non-poetic sort of writing. - Author: Mike Gordon
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#82. Indeed, so far from being humorous, the male American is the most abnormally serious creature who ever existed.. It is only fair to admit that he can exaggerate, but even his exaggeration has a rational basis. It is not founded on wit or fancy; it does not spring from any poetic imagination. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#83. Kept dreaming of this spot she had on her neck, this tiny country. I wanted to visit, to paint a picture of what I found there, a wall with a road map of her skin. - Author: Cath Crowley
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#84. I often think of the different ways Goethe and Darwin got at evolution. Goethe had the poetic conception of it all right; Darwin worked it out step by step. Who's ahead? And which has any business scoffing at the other? - Author: Susan Glaspell
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#85. People are surprisingly poetic. Especially when they're not trying to be. - Author: Lewis Morris
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#86. I wanted to do justice to texts that are in verse in their original, so I tried to invest my version with a comparable poetic power; hence even more literary fireworks there. - Author: Hal Duncan
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#87. The dust of thirty years hung lifeless in shafts of morning light, the gilding of perfectly prim pages shone incanescent, the shriek of rolling ladders mourned in perennial soliloquy. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#88. It's very hard to say I'm surrealist. It's like saying I'm poetic. It's not something you want necessarily to be aware of. - Author: Michel Gondry
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#89. PUBLISHER'S NOTE To seize the knowledge of the UNKNOWABLE needs a language, which is at once symbolically creative, revealingly poetic, infinitely plastic, luminously rhythmic, automatic perception of right relations and their inevitable descent of truth of idea, word and action. - Author: Maa Krishna Sri Aurobindo
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#90. Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart. - Author: Arthur Erickson
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#91. En ge ne ral, plus un peuple est civilise , poli, moins ses moeurs sont poe tiques; tout s'affaiblit en s'adoucissant. Ingeneral, themore civilized and refinedthepeople, the less poetic are its morals; everything weakens as it mellows. - Author: Denis Diderot
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#92. I wonder who else in the world was having such an exquisite dawn. - Author: Hope Jahren
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#93. And after that, I watched our house collapse in on itself and I spent some time lying in the rubble. Then I vanished completely. I wasn't here at all. Then you phoned. - Author: Ali Smith
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#94. The freedom of poetic license. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#95. Poetic success is when you write a poem that makes you excited and bewildered and aglow. - Author: Matthea Harvey
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#96. In ourselves, rather than in material nature, lie the true source and life of the beautiful. The human soul is the sun which diffuses light on every side, investing creation with its lovely hues, and calling forth the poetic element that lies hidden in every existing thing. - Author: Giuseppe Mazzini
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#97. In its truest manifestation, where it gives judgments, poetry is super-luxury. It would be interesting to see what would happen to a High Court judge if he were forced to follow the true poetic formula, doing the job for love, being forced into pubs for relief. - Author: Patrick Kavanagh
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#98. I love to feel the temperature drop and the wind increase just before a thunderstorm. Then I climb in bed with the thunder. - Author: Amanda Mosher
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#99. I was a poet animated by philosophy, not a philosopher with poetic faculties. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#100. A poetic, sensitive, tortured soul, the Ian Curtis of the myth - he was definitely that. - Author: Peter Hook
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