"I don't know a better preparation for life than a love of poetry and a good digestion."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Zona Gale on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Zona Gale 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."Zona Gale on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Zona Gale on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Zona Gale on Robert Frost