"I wish you would read a little poetry sometimes. Your ignorance cramps my conversation."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Anthony Hope on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Anthony Hope on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Anthony Hope on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Anthony Hope on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Anthony Hope on Robert Frost
"Telling the truth to people who misunderstand you is generally promoting a falsehood, isn't it?"