Rainer Maria Rilke Rilke was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets", writing in both verse and highly lyrical prose. Several critics have described Rilke's

Robert Frost

"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness." Robert Frost This is a good quote to use for my poetry course. This week we're supposed to define poetry.


Vladimir Nabokov Why are you including the chess problems with the poems? Because problems are the poetry of chess. They demand from the composer the same virtues that characterize all worthwhile art:.


“No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless some stupidity is mixed in with it” Fernando Pessoa (June 1888 - November was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic,.


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Flannery O'Connor

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Wislawa Szymborska

Wisława Szymborska Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Carson McCullers

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Virginia Woolf

The best quotes by Virginia Woolf. Find quotations by Virginia Woolf, English Writer, born January Quote author Virginia Woolf.