Poetic

Famous quotes containing the word poetic:

    There is something beautiful, touching and poetic when one person loves more than the other, and the other is indifferent.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    It was a poetic recreation to watch those distant sails steering for half-fabulous ports, whose very names are a mysterious music to our ears.... It is remarkable that men do not sail the sea with more expectation. Nothing was ever accomplished in a prosaic mood.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    But before the extremity of the Cape had completely sunk, it appeared like a filmy sliver of land lying flat on the ocean, and later still a mere reflection of a sand-bar on the haze above. Its name suggests a homely truth, but it would be more poetic if it described the impression which it makes on the beholder.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)