A lot of poets too live on the margins of social acceptance, they certainly aren't in it for the money. William Blake - only his first book was legitimately published.
He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
What does it mean when people applaud? Should I give 'em money? Say thank you? Lift my dress? The lack of applause - that I can respond to.
When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images.
Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
The productions of all arts are kinds of poetry and their craftsmen are all poets.
Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.
If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
I think that George Lucas' 'Star Wars' films are fantastic. What he's done, which I admire, is he has taken all the money and profit from those films and poured it into developing digital sound and surround sound, which we are using today.
I make a lot of money, but I don't want to talk about that.
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
The poetry of the earth is never dead.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
Speculation is only a word covering the making of money out of the manipulation of prices, instead of supplying goods and services.
Business? It's quite simple; it's other people's money.
I am happy to make money. I want to make more money, make more music, eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
Some say they see poetry in my paintings; I see only science.
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.