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Perhaps no person can be a poet, or can even enjoy poetry, without a certain unsoundness of mind.

Thomas B. Macaulay (1800-1859) English politician, essayist and poet.

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.

Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) American poet.

Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the sky.

Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) American poet.

Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet.

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet.

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The poet is the priest of the invisible.

Wallace Stevens (1879-1955) American Modernist poet.

Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we wonder that all men are not always poets. Poetry is nothing but healthy speech.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

War talk by men who have been in a war is always interesting; whereas moon talk by a poet who has not been in the moon is likely to be dull.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

It is easier to write an indifferent poem than to understand a good one.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

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