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Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas. - Albert Einstein

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Albert Einstein

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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular. - Aristotle

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

Aristotle

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Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars. - Aristotle

Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.

Aristotle

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

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

Plato

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Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. - Plato

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.

Plato

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

To have great poets, there must be great audiences.

Walt Whitman

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Wine is bottled poetry. - Robert Louis Stevenson

Wine is bottled poetry.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. - Oscar Wilde

All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling.

Oscar Wilde

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For awhile after you quit Keats all other poetry seems to be only whistling or humming. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

For awhile after you quit Keats all other poetry seems to be only whistling or humming.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious the best prose is that which is most full of poetry. - Virginia Woolf

Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.

Virginia Woolf

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Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends. - Virginia Woolf

Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends.

Virginia Woolf

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Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose. - J. K. Rowling

Every now and then I read a poem that does touch something in me, but I never turn to poetry for solace or pleasure in the way that I throw myself into prose.

J. K. Rowling

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Poetry involves the mysteries of the irrational perceived through rational words. - Vladimir Nabokov

Poetry involves the mysteries of the irrational perceived through rational words.

Vladimir Nabokov

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The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it. - Sylvia Plath

The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.

Sylvia Plath

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Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words. - Edgar Allan Poe

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.

Edgar Allan Poe

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I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty. - Edgar Allan Poe

I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.

Edgar Allan Poe

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