Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places


Quote by James Weldon Johnson: Poetry cannot be translated; and, t...

Photo of James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson: Biography | Poems | Quotes
+Fav

Quote Left Poetry cannot be translated; and, therefore, it is the poets that preserve the languages; for we would not be at the trouble to learn a language if we could have all that is written in it just as well in a translation. But as the beauties of poetry cannot be preserved in any language except that in which it was originally written, we learn the language. Quote Right

Comments