Poets

Author (number of quotes)Description
A
Achebe, Chinua (1)Nigerian novelist, poet
Ady, Endre (2)Hungarian poet and publicist
Amiel, Henri-Frédéric (6)Swiss philosopher, poet and criticist
Angelou, Maya (13)American author and poet
Apollinaire, Guillaume (1)French author, poet, criticist
Arany, János (3)Hungarian poet
Arnold, Matthew (2)English poet
Atwood, Margaret (8)Canadian poet and novelist
Auerbach, Berthold (1)German-Jewish poet, author
B
Babits, Mihály (1)Hungarian poet, author and translator
Balassi, Bálint (2)Hungarian poet
Basho, Matsuo (1)Japanese poet
Baudelaire, Charles (3)French poet
Beckett, Samuel (2)Irish novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet
Belloc, Hilaire (1)French-born English poet
Berry, Wendell (1)American novelist, poet
Betjeman, John (1)English author and poet
Blake, William (6)English poet and painter
Browning, Robert (3)English poet
C
Carroll, Lewis (6)pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, English author and poet
Cocteau, Jean (4)French poet, author, painter, actor, composer and director
Cowper, William (1)English poet
Csokonai, Vitéz Mihály (4)Hungarian poet
Cummings, Edward Estlin (2)American author, poet, painter
D
Dickinson, Emily (7)American poet
Donne, John (1)English poet
Doren, Mark Van (1)American writer, poet
Drummond, William (1)Scottish poet
Dryden, John (4)English author, poet
Dylan, Bob (5)American musician and poet
E
Eliot, T. S. (4)American poet
Emerson, Ralph Waldo (38)American author, poet
F
France, Anatole (5)French author, poet
Frost, Robert (6)American poet
Fuller, Richard Buckminster (2)American architect, poet, author, inventor
G
Gabriol, Salamon Ibn (1)pen name of Salamon ben Jehuda ibn Gabriol, Spanish poet and philosopher
Gaiman, Neil (39)English author and poet
Gibran, Khalil (1)Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer
Ginsberg, Irwin Allen (1)American poet
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (13)German author and poet
Golding, William (3)English author and poet
H
Haddon, Mark (1)English novelist and poet
Harte, Bret (1)American author and poet
Hugo, Victor (16)French poet, writer
J
Johnson, Kimberly (1)American poet and scientist
Johnson, Samuel (8)English author and poet
Joyce, James (2)Irish-born poet, author, criticist
József, Attila (10)Hungarian poet
K
Kazantzakis, Nikos (1)Greek novelist, poet, playwright and philosopher
Keats, John (2)English poet
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard (3)English author and poet
Kosztolányi, Dezső (3)Hungarian author, poet, translator, journalist
Kölcsey, Ferenc (1)Hungarian poet
Kundera, Milan (3)Czech-French author, playwright and poet
L
Lamartine, Alphonse de (2)French author and poet
Lawrence, D. H. (8)full name David Herbert Richards Lawrence, English author, poet, literary critic and painter
Lec, Stanislaw Jerzy (2)Polish poet
Long, Haniel Clark (1)American poet and author
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (6)American author and poet
Lovelace, Richard (1)English poet
M
MacDonald, George (1)Scottish author and poet
Maeterlinck, Maurice (2)Belgian playwright, poet, and essayist
McLeod, Bobby (1)Australian activist, poet and musician
Meyers, Ernest (1)Australian poet
Milligan, Spike (1)Irish-born author, poet, comedian, musician
Milton, John (3)English poet, politician
Morley, Christopher (2)American journalist, author and poet
Morrison, Jim (9)American singer, author, poet, director
N
Nhat Hanh, Thich (3)Vietnamese Buddhist monk, teacher, author, poet
O
Oppenheim, James (1)American poet, author
P
Parker, Dorothy (1)American author, poet
Pessoa, Fernando (2)Portuguese poet
Petőfi, Sándor (11)Hungarian poet, revolutionist
Plath, Sylvia (3)American author and poet
Poe, Edgar Allan (9)American author, poet
Pope, Alexander (3)English poet
Pound, Ezra (2)American poet
R
Radnóti, Miklós (5)Hungarian poet
Rilke, Rainer Maria (3)Austrian poet
Rimbaud, Arthur (1)French poet
Rossetti, Christina (1)English poet
Rossetti, Christina Georgina (1)English poet
Roux, Joseph (1)French poet
S
Sandburg, Carl (4)American author and poet
Santayana, George (10)American philosopher, author, poet
Sarton, May (2)pen name of Eleanore Marie Sarton, American poet
Sayers, Dorothy L. (1)English crime writer, poet
Sexton, Anne (1)American author and poet
Shakespeare, William (12)English playwright, poet, actor
Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1)English poet
Simic, Charles (1)Serbian-American poet
Sitwell, Edith (1)British poet and critic
T
Tennyson, Alfred (2)English poet
Thomas, Dylan (1)Welsh poet and writer
U
Unamuno, Miguel de (1)Spanish author, poet, philosopher
V
Vinci, Leonardo da (4)Italian painter, scientist, sculptor, architect, composer, poet and author
Voltaire (14)French author, poet, philosopher
Vörösmarty, Mihály (4)Hungarian poet, author
W
Whitman, Walt (6)American poet
Whittier, John Greenleaf (1)American poet
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler (2)American author, poet
Wilde, Oscar (82)Irish poet, author, playwright
Willard, Nancy (1)American author and poet
Wordsworth, William (1)English poet
X
Xenophanes (1)Greek philosopher, theologian, poet
Y
Yeats, William Butler (2)Irish poet, author
Z
Zweig, Stefan (1)Austrian author, poet, translator
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