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Quote Left I muse with the greatest affection on every flower I have known from my infancy - their shapes and colours are as new to me as if I had just created them with a superhuman fancy - It is because they are connected with the most thoughtless and happiest moments of our lives. Quote Right
Quote Left Sweet fire the sire of muse, my soul needs this; I want the one rapture of an inspiration. O then if in my lagging lines you miss Quote Right
Quote Left The art of writing is mysterious; the opinions we hold are ephemeral , and I prefer the Platonic idea of the Muse to that of Poe, who reasoned, or feigned to reason, that the writing of a poem is an act of the intelligence. It never fails to amaze me that the classics hold a romantic theory of poetry, and a romantic poet a classical theory. Quote Right
Quote Left Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards. Quote Right
Quote Left The Muse but served to ease some friend, not wife, To help me through this long disease, my life; Quote Right
Quote Left But words came halting forth, wanting Inventions stayInvention, Natures child, fled step-dame Studys blows...Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite,Fool, said my Muse to me look in thy heart and write. Quote Right
Quote Left If I refuse My study for their politique, Which at the best is trick, The angry Muse Puts confusion in my brain. Quote Right
Quote Left She went in there to muse on being rid Of relative beneath the coffin lid. No one was by. She stuck her tongue out; slid. Quote Right
Quote Left To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse. They are of two kinds: the library of published material, books, pamphlets, periodicals, and the archive of unpublished papers and documents. Quote Right
Quote Left There is no architect Can build as the Muse can; She is skilful to select Materials for her plan. Quote Right
Quote Left Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them. Quote Right
Quote Left The most potent muse of all is our own inner child. Quote Right
Quote Left What I mean by the Muse is that unimpeded clearness of the intuitive powers, which a perfectly truthful adherence to every admonition of the h... Quote Right
Quote Left To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse. Quote Right
Quote Left Thus, with child to speak, and helpless in my throes, biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: Fool! said my muse to me, look in thy heart, and write. Quote Right
Quote Left O for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention. Quote Right
Quote Left The Muse is mute when public men Applaud a modern throne. Quote Right
Quote Left Virtue runs before the muse, and defies her skill; she is rapt and doth refuse to wait a painter's will. Quote Right
Quote Left Methinks a certain polygamy with its troubles is the fate of almost all men. They are married to two wives: their genius (a celestial muse), a... Quote Right
Quote Left The richest of all lords is Use, And ruddy Health the loftiest Muse.... Quote Right
Quote Left O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention. Quote Right
Quote Left Perversity is the muse of modern literature Quote Right
Quote Left So cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done. You can't fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal. Quote Right
Quote Left When the leaves fall, the whole earth is a cemetery pleasant to walk in. I love to wander and muse over them in their graves. Here are no lyin... Quote Right

Member Quotes About Muse

Quote Left You are my addiction You are my muse My worst distraction My poetry & hues Quote Right
Quote Left If only his muse was right* There be no blocks to his write* There be no death and last rite* For his plot clears to be alright* Quote Right
Quote Left "Surely, the Reader, is the writer of their own story and we are all kept in cages until our muse is let loose." Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Quote Right
Quote Left Most of my girlfriends are sent by the Devil and seem genuinely bemused when I do not succumb to their powers. Quote Right