"Poetry is a mere drug, Sir."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."George Farquhar on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."George Farquhar 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."George Farquhar on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."George Farquhar on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."George Farquhar on Robert Frost
"Those who know the least obey the best."
"Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher's sake."
"We love the precepts for the teacher's sake."