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Eli Khamarov Quotes and Sayings

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Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast
possession of definition.
- Eli Khamarov

Related topics: Poetry

To admit there is no god is to provide free license
to pillage and rape with clear conscience.
- Eli Khamarov

The belief in some being who can be the judge of all
human matters is a very comfortable one -
all wrongs will be righted and all rights will be rewarded.
- Eli Khamarov

The best things in life are unexpected -
because there were no expectations.
- Eli Khamarov

 

One failure is worth seven and a half successes.
- Eli Khamarov

Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.
- Eli Khamarov

Most people are awaiting Virtual Reality;
I'm awaiting virtuous reality.
- Eli Khamarov

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To have great poets, there must be great audiences.
- Walt Whitman

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
- John Fowles

Poets have said that the reason to have children is
to give yourself immortality.
Immortality? Now that I have five children,
my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.
- Bill Cosby

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets,
how much the heart can hold.
- Zelda Fitzgerald

Sucking the marrow out of life
doesn't mean choking on the bone.
- Robin Williams as John Keating
in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Poets are the sense, philosophers the intelligence of humanity.
- Samuel Beckett

Rarest of the real poets are born poets.
They are the oddballs, not the professors.
- James Broughton

I think of poets as outlaw visionaries in a way.
- Jim Jarmusch

It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems
about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time.
- Philip Dunne

I feel very connected to poets across the country.
- John Barton

At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune,
I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the
indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
- Gabriela Mistral

I've had trouble with criticism, I guess.
It's hard to know what role criticism plays in either
encouraging poets or in getting other people to read them.
- Kenneth Koch

Poets are the only people to whom love is not only a crucial,
but an indispensable experience, which entitles them
to mistake it for a universal one.
- Hannah Arendt

I defer to all these other American poets who,
for some reason, I both envy and admire.
- Charles Olson

There are very few great poets in the world.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Of course poets have morals and manners of their own,
and custom is no argument with them.
- Thomas Hardy

All poets' wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.
- Delmore Schwartz

She knows more of love than the poets can say,
and her eyes offer something that won't go away.
- Harry Chapin

We have to raise the consciousness; the only way poets
can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

My favorite poets may not be your bread and butter.
I have more favorite poems than favorite poets.
- Rita Dove

Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
- Aristotle

Poets yearn, of course, to be published,
read, and understood, but they do little,
if anything, to set themselves above the common herd and the daily grind.
- Wislawa Szymborska

It's difficult to get films made, especially films about poets.
- Dougray Scott

The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone.
Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.
- Edmund Spenser

I was at a benefit for some imprisoned students in
the '60s at San Francisco State,
and there were lots of poets reading for the benefit:
one was Elizabeth Bishop.
- Thom Gunn

Poets, in their way, are practical men;
they are interested in results.
- Allen Tate

Poets don't draw.
They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again,
but differently.
- Jean Cocteau

I'm not, by nature, a collaborator.
My biggest influences were people like painters and poets.
These are solitary workers.
- Robert Wyatt

At the age of 18 all young poets are sure they will be dead at 21 -
of old age.
- Marguerite Young

The poets whom I knew then were all men and all seemed
dauntingly sure of themselves -
although I am sure that really they were as uncertain as I was.
- Helen Dunmore

Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to
give themselves importance.
- Jean Anouilh

My sisters were going out with artists and poets,
and eventually it was the creative world which attracted me.
- Luc Ferrari

Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
- Plato

Poets write the words you have heard before but in a new sequence.
- Brian Harris

Poets, like friends to whom you are in debt,
you hate.
- William Wycherley

Poets wish to profit or to please.
- Horace

In every age poets and social reformers have tried
to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler
life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
- Alfred Marshall

Francis Webb is easily our greatest poet and one of
the greatest poets in the world but he's hardly ever mentioned.
- Robert Adamson

And if we must educate our poets and artists in science,
we must educate our masters, labour and capital,
in art.
- John B. S. Haldane

It is strange, how quickly people want to obligate their poets,
as it were, on the exile.
- Peter Bichsel

Lyrics have to be underwritten.
That's why poets generally make poor lyric writers
because the language is too rich.
You get drowned in it.
- Stephen Sondheim

Children can write poetry and then, unless they're poets,
they stop when reach puberty.
- Dennis Potter

The poets are only the interpreters of the Gods.
- Socrates

As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back.
Rhyme is still the most effective drum.
- Jean Giraudoux

I wonder what all those Chinese poets sound like in Chinese.
I like their distilled quality.
- Tom Verlaine

Poets can't resist the dramatic pull of their lives
and so inevitably write autobiographical verse.
- John Barton

Science is not addressed to poets.
- George Henry Lewes

The trouble with the performance poets is that they
don't seem to have read anything.
So there is not a real sense of the poetic tradition in their work.
- Peter Davison

Written poetry is worth reading once,
and then should be destroyed.
Let the dead poets make way for others.
- Antonin Artaud

All that a critic, as critic, can give poets is the
deadly encouragement that never ceases to remind them
of how heavy their inheritance is.
- Harold Bloom

In the world of poetry there are would-be poets,
workshop poets, promising poets, lovesick poets,
university poets, and a few real poets.
- James Broughton

I hate the whole race.
There is no believing a word they say,
your professional poets, I mean there never existed
a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.
- Arthur Wellesley

Modern poets talk against business, poor things,
but all of us write for money.
Beginners are subjected to trial by market.
- Robert Frost

Example moves the world more than doctrine.
The great exemplars are the poets of action,
and it makes little difference whether they be forces
for good or forces for evil.
- Henry Miller

If sexual intercourse, as the poets tell us,
began in 1963, it was another decade and a half before
the American political system began to take notice.
- Michael Kinsley

The Language Poets are writing only about language itself.
The Ashbery poets are writing only about poetry itself.
That seems to me a kind of dead end.
- Robert Morgan

Poets that lasting marble seek Must come in Latin or in Greek.
- Edmund Waller

I am what libraries and librarians have made me,
with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets.
- Heraclitus

Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present,
called Truth the daughter of Time.
- Aulus Gellius

The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the
vehicle of novelists and poets.
- Christopher Morley

Poets go through a very tough apprenticeship in the use of words.
- Helen Dunmore

Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.
- Guillaume Apollinaire


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