Poetry--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Poetry—The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©

156 Page Quotation Collection on Poetry

This 156 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Poetry. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Poetry, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

Users may read, copy, print, and edit the quotation section of the PDF.

Sample Quotes on Poetry:

Phosphorescence. Now, there’s a word to lift your hat to....To find that phosphorescence, that light within, that’s the genius behind poetry.

--Emily Dickinson

Breathe-in experience,

breathe-out poetry.

--Muriel Rukeyser

Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive and widely effective mode of saying things, and hence its importance.

--Matthew Arnold

We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is full of passion. Medicine, law, business, engineering: these are noble pursuits necessary to sustain life, but poetry, beauty, romance, love—These are what we stay alive for.

--Mr. Keating in Dead Poet’s Society

To fail to delight or touch or instruct one’s audience is to somehow fail in the very vocation of a poet.

--Michiko Kakutani

The crown of literature is poetry. It is its end and aim. It is the sublimest activity of the human mind. It is the achievement of beauty and delicacy. The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes.

--Somerset Maugham

The success of the poem is determined not by how much the poet felt in writing it: but by how much the reader feels in reading it.

—John Ciardi

Poetry...gives us a keener awareness of life.

--Cecil Day-Lewis

Poetry is a special way of knowing the world and ourselves. Prose talks about experience; poetry re-creates it, both for the poet and the reader.

--Jean Burden

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