Percy Bysshe Shelley

"The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it."

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley "A Defence of Poetry"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds."

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley "A Defence of Poetry"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar."

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley "A Defence of Poetry"

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted."

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley "A Defence of Poetry"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself."


Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)