"No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Horace on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Horace 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."Horace on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Horace on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Horace on Robert Frost
"Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone."
"Anger is a short madness."
"The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do."
"Lawyers are men who hire out their words and anger."
"A picture is a poem without words."