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Poet Quotes

Author Birth - Death
A. E. Housman 1859 - 1936
Aaron Hill 1685 - 1750
Adrienne Rich 1929 - 2012
Aeschylus 525 BC - 456 BC
Alden Nowlan 1933 - 1983
Alexander Pope 1688 - 1744
Alexander Smith 1830 - 1867
Alfred Austin 1835 - 1913
Alfred Lord Tennyson 1809 - 1892
Algernon Charles Swinburne 1837 - 1909
Alice Cary 1820 - 1871
Allen Ginsberg 1926 - 1997
Alphonse de Lamartine 1790 - 1869
Amiri Baraka 1934 - 2014
Andre Breton 1896 - 1966
Andrew Lang 1844 - 1912
Anne Sexton 1928 - 1974
Antonio Porchia 1885 - 1968
Archibald MacLeish 1892 - 1982
Aristophanes 448 BC - 380 BC
Arthur Rimbaud 1854 - 1891
Audre Lorde 1934 - 1992
Ausonius 310 - 395
Basil Bunting 1900 - 1985
Ben Jonson 1572 - 1637
Ben Okri 1959 -
Bertolt Brecht 1898 - 1956
Billy Collins 1941 -
Carl Sandburg 1878 - 1967
Carol Ann Duffy 1955 -
Cesare Pavese 1908 - 1950
Charles Baudelaire 1821 - 1867
Charles Simic 1938 -
Christina Rossetti 1830 - 1894
Clarissa Pinkola Estes 1945 -
Claudia Rankine 1963 -
Comte de Lautreamont 1846 - 1870
Coventry Patmore 1823 - 1896
Czeslaw Milosz 1911 - 2004
Dante Alighieri 1265 - 1321
David Whyte 1955 -
Derek Walcott 1930 -
Diane Ackerman 1948 -
Don Marquis 1878 - 1937
Dylan Thomas 1914 - 1953
e. e. cummings 1894 - 1962
Edgar Allan Poe 1809 - 1849
Edith Sitwell 1887 - 1964
Edmund Spenser 1552 - 1599
Edward Fitzgerald 1809 - 1883
Edward Young 1683 - 1765
Edwin Markham 1852 - 1940
Elizabeth Barrett Browning 1806 - 1861
Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886
Emma Lazarus 1849 - 1887
Eugenio Montale 1896 - 1981
Euripides 480 BC - 406 BC
Ezra Pound 1885 - 1972
Francis Quarles 1592 - 1644
Franz Grillparzer 1791 - 1872
Geoffrey Chaucer 1343 - 1400
George Chapman 1559 - 1634
George Herbert 1593 - 1633
Gerard Manley Hopkins 1844 - 1889
Gwendolyn Brooks 1917 - 2000
Hafez -
Heinrich Heine 1797 - 1856
Henrik Ibsen 1828 - 1906
Henry Van Dyke 1852 - 1933
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807 - 1882
Hesiod 800 BC - 720 BC
Hilaire Belloc 1870 - 1953
Homer -
Horace 65 BC - 8 BC
Jacques Prevert 1900 - 1977
James Gates Percival 1795 - 1856
James Montgomery 1771 - 1854
James Russell Lowell 1819 - 1891
James Stephens 1882 - 1950
James Weldon Johnson 1871 - 1938
James Whitcomb Riley 1849 - 1916
Jean de La Fontaine 1621 - 1695
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1749 - 1832
John Betjeman 1906 - 1984
John Donne 1572 - 1631
John Drinkwater 1882 - 1937
John Dryden 1631 - 1700
John Erskine 1879 - 1951
John Gay 1685 - 1732
John Greenleaf Whittier 1807 - 1892
John Keats 1795 - 1821
John Leonard 1965 -
John Milton 1608 - 1674
John Petit-Senn 1792 - 1870
John Sheffield 1648 - 1721
Jorge Luis Borges 1899 - 1986
Joseph Brodsky 1940 - 1996
Joyner Lucas 1988 -
Juan Felipe Herrera 1948 -
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel 1772 - 1829
Katha Pollitt 1949 -
Khalil Gibran 1883 - 1931
Langston Hughes 1902 - 1967
Leigh Hunt 1784 - 1859
Lemon Andersen 1975 -
Letitia Elizabeth Landon 1802 - 1838
Lord Byron 1788 - 1824
Louis Aragon 1897 - 1982
Louis Dudek 1918 - 2001
Lucan 39 - 65
Lucretius 94 BC - 55 BC
Lucy Larcom 1824 - 1893
Mahmoud Darwish 1941 - 2008
Margaret Walker 1915 - 1998
Mark Strand 1934 - 2014
Mark Van Doren 1894 - 1972
Mary Karr 1955 -
Mary Oliver 1935 -
Matsuo Basho 1644 - 1694
Matthew Arnold 1822 - 1888
Matthew Prior 1664 - 1721
Mattie Stepanek 1990 - 2004
May Sarton 1912 - 1995
Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014
Menander 342 BC - 292 BC
Muhammad Iqbal 1877 - 1938
Natasha Trethewey 1966 -
Nikki Giovanni 1943 -
Novalis 1772 - 1801
Octavio Paz 1914 - 1998
Ogden Nash 1902 - 1971
Oliver Goldsmith 1730 - 1774
Omar Khayyam 1048 - 1131
Ovid 43 BC - 17 AD
Patrick Kavanagh 1904 - 1967
Paul Engle 1908 - 1991
Paul Valery 1871 - 1945
Paul Verlaine 1844 - 1896
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792 - 1822
Petrarch 1304 - 1374
Phaedrus 15 BC - 50 AD
Philip James Bailey 1816 - 1902
Pietro Aretino 1492 - 1556
Pindar 552 BC - 433 BC
Rabindranath Tagore 1861 - 1941
Rainer Maria Rilke 1875 - 1926
Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 - 1882
Rene Ricard 1946 - 2014
Rita Dove 1952 -
Robert Browning 1812 - 1889
Robert Burns 1759 - 1796
Robert Frost 1874 - 1963
Robert Herrick 1591 - 1674
Robert Lowell 1917 - 1977
Robert Southey 1774 - 1843
Robert W. Service 1874 - 1958
Rod McKuen 1933 - 2015
Ruben Dario 1867 - 1916
Rumi 1207 - 1273
Rupi Kaur 1992 -
Ryunosuke Satoro -
Saadi 1184 - 1283
Sam Walter Foss 1858 - 1911
Samuel Butler 1835 - 1902
Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772 - 1834
Samuel Ullman 1840 - 1924
Seamus Heaney 1939 - 2013
Shel Silverstein 1930 - 1999
Solomon Ibn Gabirol 1021 - 1058
Sophocles 496 BC - 406 BC
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec 1909 - 1966
Sylvia Plath 1932 - 1963
T. S. Eliot 1888 - 1965
Tahar Ben Jelloun 1944 -
Theodore Roethke 1908 - 1963
Theophile Gautier 1811 - 1872
Thiruvalluvar -
Thomas Babington Macaulay 1800 - 1859
Thomas Campbell 1777 - 1844
Thomas Moore 1779 - 1852
Thomas Tusser 1524 - 1580
Torquato Tasso 1544 - 1595
Tracy K. Smith 1972 -
Virgil 70 BC - 19 BC
W. H. Auden 1907 - 1973
Wallace Stevens 1879 - 1955
Walt Whitman 1819 - 1892
Walter Savage Landor 1775 - 1864
Wendell Berry 1934 -
William Blake 1757 - 1827
William Butler Yeats 1865 - 1939
William Collins 1721 - 1759
William Congreve 1670 - 1729
William Cowper 1731 - 1800
William Cullen Bryant 1794 - 1878
William Davenant 1606 - 1668
William Rose Benet 1886 - 1950
William Wordsworth 1770 - 1850
Wislawa Szymborska 1923 - 2012
Yevgeny Yevtushenko 1933 -