Sharing a timely quote can be an inspiring way to remind young people of the power of poetry across the ages. Here are just a few of the most well known.
The list begins:
Poetry and Hums aren’t things which you get, they’re things which get YOU. And all you can do is to go where they can find you.
A. A. Milne, The House At Pooh Corner
Only the rarest kind of best in anything can be good enough for the young.
Walter de la Mare
Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A poem begins with a lump in the throat.
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