Conversation Poems

Famous quotes containing the words conversation and/or poems:

    So different are the colours of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past; and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    No poems can please for long or live that are written by water-drinkers.
    Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (65–8 B.C.)