"To be born in Wales, not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but, with music in your blood and with poetry in your soul, is a privilege indeed."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Brian Harris on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Brian Harris 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."Brian Harris on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Brian Harris on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Brian Harris on Robert Frost
"The failure of Socialism since 1945 is that whilst encouraging us all, the creators of wealth, to produce less through strikes, it has caused us all to demand a higher level of our own product."