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Tuesday, 19 September 2017
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"To make a change often takes a lot of initial energy and effort. This is not unlike a rocket that expends most of its energy in the first few miles even though its destination may be hundreds of thousands of miles away." (Unknown, Source - Change)

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A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings. - (Renard, Jules - Poetry and Poets)
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A good poet's made as well as born. - (Johnson, Ben - Poetry and Poets)
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A mighty good sausage stuffer was spoiled when the man became a poet. - (Field, Eugene - Poetry and Poets)
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A person born with an instinct for poverty. - (Hubbard, Elbert - Poetry and Poets)
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A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words. - (Frost, Robert - Poetry and Poets)
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A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. - (Frost, Robert - Poetry and Poets)
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A poem is never finished, only abandoned. - (Valery, Paul - Poetry and Poets)
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A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically. - (Ackerman, Diane - Poetry and Poets)
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A poet can survive anything but a misprint. - (Wilde, Oscar - Poetry and Poets)
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A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke. - (Eastman, Max - Poetry and Poets)
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A poet is born not made. - (Saying - Poetry and Poets)
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A poet's pleasure is to withhold a little of his meaning, to intensify by mystification. He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it. - (White, E(lwyn) B(rooks) - Poetry and Poets)
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All one's inventions are true, you can be sure of that. Poetry is as exact a science as geometry. - (Flaubert, Gustave - Poetry and Poets)
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An age which is incapable of poetry is incapable of any kind of literature except the cleverness of a decadence. - (Chandler, Raymond - Poetry and Poets)
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Any healthy man can go without food for two days -- but not without poetry. - (Baudelaire, Charles - Poetry and Poets)
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