Famous Poets Quotes

Quotes tagged as "famous-poets" (showing 1-30 of 35)
Aberjhani
“This is what our love is––a sacred pattern of unbroken unity sewn flawlessly invisible inside all other images, thoughts, smells, and sounds.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Your pain is a school unto itself–– and your joy a lovely temple.
“Your pain is a school unto itself–– and your joy a lovely temple.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Aberjhani
“Poetry, like jazz, is one of those dazzling diamonds of creative industry that help human beings make sense out of the comedies and tragedies that contextualize our lives.”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Aberjhani
“In a rich moonlit garden, flowers open beneath the eyes of entire nations terrified to acknowledge the simplicity of the beauty of peace.”
Aberjhani, Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

Aberjhani
“In honor of Oprah Winfrey: Even greater than the ability to inspire others with hope is the power to motivate them to give as much to the lives of others as they would give to their own; and to empower them to confront the worst in themselves in order to discover and claim the best in themselves.”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Aberjhani
“When a reader enters the pages of a book of poetry, he or she enters a world where dreams transform the past into knowledge made applicable to the present, and where visions shape the present into extraordinary possibilities for the future.”
Aberjhani, Collected Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black

Aberjhani
“In an age when nations and individuals routinely exchange murder for murder, when the healing grace of authentic spirituality is usurped by the divisive politics of religious organizations, and when broken hearts bleed pain in darkness without the relief of compassion, the voice of an exceptional poet producing exceptional work is not something the world can afford to dismiss.”
Aberjhani, The American Poet Who Went Home Again

Aberjhani
“I called it a baptism in flaming ink that forced me to shed my shyness about recognizing myself as a poet and to accept the fact that life had never given me any choice in the matter. And then I had to discover exactly what that meant.”
Aberjhani, The American Poet Who Went Home Again

Aberjhani
“Poetry and art nourish the soul of the world with the flavor-filled substances of beauty, wisdom and truth.”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Aberjhani
“The music of revelation announces itself to the reader in somber brooding tones or in melodies light as air and one is invited to dance with the most captivating of partners: poetry.”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Aberjhani
“A world without poetry and art would be too much like one without birds or flowers: bearable but a lot less enjoyable.”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Aberjhani
“What is this slow blue dream of living,
and this fevered death by dreaming?”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Aberjhani
“Rainer Maria Rilke greeted and wrestled with the angels of his Duino Elegies in the solitude of a castle surrounded by white cliffs tall trees and the sea. I greeted most of mine in the solitude of a house that still vibrated with the throbs of a singular life that had helped shape many lives and with the ache of attempts to render useful service to that life. The River of Winged Dreams was therefore constructed as a link between dimensions of past and future emotions and intellect and matter and spirit.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Aberjhani
“The ecstatic beauty and soulful grace of Rumi’s poetry inspires human hearts to believe in possibilities beyond the predictably fatal.”
Aberjhani, Illuminated Corners: Collected Essays and Articles Volume I.

“I've been told by many the art of poetry's dead, I believe it's alive on pages they haven't read”
Stanley Victor Paskavich, Stantasyland: Stantasyland: Quips, Quotes & Quandaries

Chris Mentillo
“Don't let your past dictate your future,”
Chris Mentillo, A True Tale of Horror

Chris Mentillo
“Have you noticed how prejudice still exists today? For instance, now they challenge famous people for their past achievements: People like Christopher Columbus and now even Vince Lombardi. Nothing surprises me. I never grew-up with prejudices against anyone. I don't care what color you are or where you came from. This sort of stuff to me never made sense. You see I grew up in an "educated family." Education teaches you not to be so ignorant.”
Chris Mentillo

Chris Mentillo
“Have you noticed how prejudice still exists today. For instance, now they challenge famous people for their past achievements: People like Christopher Columbus and now even Vince lombardi. Nothing surprises me. I never grew-up with prejudices against anyone. I don't care what color you are or where you came from. This sort of stuff to me never made sense. You see I grew up in a "educated family." Education teaches you not to be so ignorant.”
Chris Mentillo

“As far as me and fame, from my creations I'll be dead and famous long before I know it.”
Stanley Victor Paskavich

Chris Mentillo
“Don't ever rely on one job, business contact, etc for your main source of income. Receive multiple sources of income for success.”
Chris Mentillo

Chris Mentillo
“A woman does not become whole, until she has a baby.”
Chris Mentillo, Weird Tales of Horror: "Stories From The Dead."

Chris Mentillo
“A woman does not become whole until she has a baby.”
Chris Mentillo, A True Tale of Horror

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