Poems

Famous quotes containing the word poems:

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

    Bernstein: “Girls delightful in Cuba stop. Could send you prose poems about scenery but don’t feel right spending your money stop. There is no war in Cuba. Signed Wheeler.” Any answer?
    Charles Foster Kane: Yes—Dear Wheeler, You provide the prose poems, I’ll provide the war.
    Orson Welles (1915–1985)

    I know an Englishman,
    Being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.
    George Chapman c. 1559–1634, British dramatist, poet, translator. repr. In Plays and Poems of George Chapman: The Tragedies, ed. Thomas Marc Parrott (1910)