6 quotes about poetry

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Deals are my art form. Other people paint beautifully on canvas or write wonderful poetry. I like making deals, preferably big deals. That's how I get my kicks.

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

Edgar Allan Poe
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All I knew about Ethiopia was from a few records that I like, as well as what I read about the famine. But you get there and it's another world. It's filled with art and music and poetry and intellectuals and writers - all kinds of people.

Flea
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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
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All poetry has to do is to make a strong communication. All the poet has to do is listen. The poet is not an important fellow. There will also be another poet.

Stevie Smith
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From what the moderns want, we must learn what poetry should become from what the ancients did, what poetry must be.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel