Mar 29, 2012

poetry quotes


Asada, Japanese 
Thi ca chửa lành vết thương do lý sự giáng xuống
Thi ca là tấm gương soi lại nét đẹp vốn bị làm cho méo mó
Thi sĩ nhìn đời cũng như đàn ông ngắm phụ nữ
Nếu không thể làm một nhà thơ, thì cứ sống như một bài thơ


+ Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason. Novalis
+ Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted. Percy Bysshe Shelley
+ A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman. Wallace Stevens
+ If you cannot be a poet, be the poem. David Carradine
+ A poem is never finished, only abandoned. Paul Valery
+ A poet can survive everything but a misprint. Oscar Wilde
+ A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. W. H. Auden
+ A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote. Yevgeny Yevtushenko
+ Always be a poet, even in prose. Charles Baudelaire
+ Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry. Charles Baudelaire
+ God is the perfect poet. Robert Browning
+ He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line  in all his life. George Sand
+ I like poems that are little games. Peter Davison
+ I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything. Steven Wright
+ If you cannot be a poet, be the poem. David Carradine
+ Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Plutarch
+ Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful. Rita Dove
+ Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. Plato
+ Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. Edgar Allan Poe