Poems can express thoughts in a different and inspiring way.
There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money, either.
Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
There are times when we all need encouragement and inspiration, and the verses in the poetry can sometimes give you that.
from Short Poems
He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry.
Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry.
Poetry is the breath and finer spirit of all knowledge
Poets are all who love, who feel great truths, and tell them: and the truth of truths is love
Philip James Bailey
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood
T. S. Eliot