Poetry Quotes: 57 Heart-touching Quotes on Poetry

“I have measured out my life with coffee spoons” – T.S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate” – William Shakespeare, Sonnet 18

“I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky” – John Masefield, “Sea-Fever”

“I wandered lonely as a cloud that floats on high o’er vales and hills” – William Wordsworth, “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”

“Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me” – Emily Dickinson, “Because I could not stop for Death”

“And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time” – T.S. Eliot, “Little Gidding”

“Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day” – Dylan Thomas, “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”

“I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each. I do not think that they will sing to me” – T.S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

“The Road Not Taken” – Robert Frost

“I am a part of all that I have met” – Lord Alfred Tennyson, “Ulysses”

“I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul” – William Ernest Henley, “Invictus”

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep” – Robert Frost, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”

“I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart)” – E.E. Cummings, “I carry your heart with me”

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, “Sonnet XLIII”

“Ode to a Nightingale” – John Keats

“I have been one acquainted with the night” – Robert Frost, “Acquainted with the Night”

“The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers” – William Wordsworth, “The World is too Much with Us”

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream” – Edgar Allan Poe, “A Dream Within a Dream”

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever” – John Keats, “Endymion”

“I’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too?” – Emily Dickinson, “I’m Nobody! Who are you?”

“I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked” – Allen Ginsberg, “Howl”

“The future is a thing of beauty, and I will be there to see it” – Maya Angelou, “A Brave and Startling Truth”

“The weight of years is lightened by the memories of youth” – Samuel Ullman, “Youth”

“When I have fears that I may cease to be” – John Keats, “When I have fears that I may cease to be”

“The love that never fades is the love that first was true” – William Butler Yeats, “The Love That Never Fades”

“What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare” – W.H. Davies, “Leisure”

“I have looked upon those brilliant creatures, and now my heart is sore” – Percy Bysshe Shelley, “Mutability”

“The art of losing isn’t hard to master” – Elizabeth Bishop, “One Art”

“The world stands out on either side no wider than the heart is wide” – Emily Dickinson, “The world stands out on either side”

“To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wild flower” – William Blake, “Auguries of Innocence”

“I am the one who loves, and suffers, and waits” – Langston Hughes, “I, Too”

“I am the voice of the forgotten, the voice of the damned” – Pablo Neruda, “I Explain a Few Things”

“I am the music while the music lasts” – T.S. Eliot, “The Dry Salvages”

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams” – Arthur O’Shaughnessy, “Ode”

“I am the voice of the rain, and all the flowers are mine” – Kahlil Gibran, “The Voice of the Rain”

“I am not yours, not lost in you, not lost, although I long to be” – E.E. Cummings, “anyone lived in a pretty how town”

“I am the sound of silence, the echo of the past” – Lang Leav, “Silent Echoes”

“I am the shadow on the moon at night, filling your dreams to the brim with light” – Rumi, “I am the shadow”

“I am the voice of the wind, whispering secrets in your ear” – Rupi Kaur, “The Wind”

“I am the fire that burns, the passion that yearns, the love that never fades” – Rumi, “I am the fire”

“I am the dance of life, the flow of the tide, the beating of the drums” – Rumi, “I am the dance”

“I am the bird that soars, the dream that endures, the hope that always blooms” – Rumi, “I am the bird”

“I am the light in the darkness, the voice of the heart, the music of the soul” – Rumi, “I am the light”

“I am the river that runs, the tree that stands, the mountain that rises” – Rumi, “I am the river”

“I am the canvas on which the story of life is painted, the brush that strokes, the colors that splash” – Rumi, “I am the canvas”

“I am the rose that blooms, the sun that shines, the air that you breathe” – Rumi, “I am the rose”

“I am the night sky, full of stars, the universe, within and without bars” – Rumi, “I am the night sky”

“I am the love that endures, the heart that pure, the soul that forever assures” – Rumi, “I am the love”

“I am the poem that speaks, the song that sings, the beauty that life brings” – Rumi, “I am the poem”

“I am the words that rhyme, the story that chimes, the tale that’s told in time” – Rumi, “I am the words”

“I am the wind in the sails, the sea that never fails, the journey that prevails” – Rumi, “I am the wind”

“I am the butterfly that flutters, the rainbow that glitters, the beauty that matters” – Rumi, “I am the butterfly”

“I am the mirror of your soul, the reflection of your heart, the window to your goal” – Rumi, “I am the mirror”

“I am the pen that writes, the ink that flows, the story that grows” – Rumi, “I am the pen”

“I am the night that falls, the dream that calls, the mystery that enthralls” – Rumi, “I am the night”

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