It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
I never had much education in English poetry as such.
I never had much education in English poetry as such,
Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher.
I do not think [poetry] is more, or less, necessary than food, shelter, health, education, decent working conditions. It is as necessary.
If you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Poetry is fact given over to imagery.