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Accessing capital to start a business can be a daunting process,
especially for entrepreneurs who start out with a great idea,
but have no real familiarity with the business world.
- Gavin Newsom

You know, sometimes I get moments of inspiration when
I'm writing something and then the task seems so daunting
that it just kind of scares me away.
- Adam Pascal

Given the daunting challenges that we face,
it's important that president elect Obama is prepared
to really take power and begin to rule day one.
- Valerie Jarrett

The reform of state industry, and most directly related to that,
the banking sector, is enormously daunting.
- William Kirby

 

Hamlet is a little daunting.
- Kyle MacLachlan

Or he can work it out as a metrical and formal exercise,
but he will be disappointed in its content.
The New Year's prospect fairly chills his daunting breast.
- John C. Ransom

To know that everything we say and do to this new little
human being may have a profound effect on him or her
is a daunting obligation.
- Gloria Estefan

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In S Club I played a role in a band,
but now I can go off and be me -
My horizon's wide open now.
It's scary and it's daunting, but it's an absolute thrill.
I feel brand new!
- Rachel Stevens

When Niki and I moved to Paris, there was also the challenge of Paris,
an extremely daunting city.
- Harry Mathews

Eight shows a week is daunting, and it can be terrifying.
But it just instills such a sense of confidence and growth.
- Brooke Shields

Strange about parents.
We have such easy access to them and such daunting
problems of communication.
- James Merrill

Often times when you face such an overwhelming challenge
as global climate change,
it can be somewhat daunting - it's kind of like trying to lose weight,
which I know something about.
- Hillary Clinton

So many of the sounds that contemporary composers were
trying to create were to be found in the traditional musics of the world.
That was encouraging but also little daunting to think
that you had to work so hard to be new and yet it was old.
- Robert Morris

Like anyone who goes to college, you're leaving a familiar
surrounding and a comfortable environment and your friends and everything,
and you're starting fresh.
It can be pretty daunting.
- Jason Biggs

I don't want to do an action movie, because I've acted in them,
and they're so boring to do, because they're so technical.
The headache of that is daunting.
But, if it were an action movie with really interesting characters,
how great would that be?
- Tony Goldwyn

At first it was a bit daunting, but once I started to do it,
the more I got into it, the more I started enjoying
it and being able to say things lyrically that I would
normally have to say musically.
- Jimmy Chamberlin

We've got a daunting enough task to provide a definitive
account of what happened in 9/11,
without fear or favor, something that will last and
will survive criticism over time.
And we think we can do that with integrity in a bipartisan report.
- Richard Ben-Veniste

This book is pointing the way into it for people that
see it as daunting or a mystery.
Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset,
permission almost to listen to themselves.
Understanding how things work is the key.
- Sally Schneider

Dealing with poetry is a daunting task,
simply because the reason one does it as an editor
at all is because one is constantly coming to terms
with one's own understanding of how to understand the world.
- Peter Davison

The poets whom I knew then were all men and all seemed
dauntingly sure of themselves -
although I am sure that really they were as uncertain as I was.
- Helen Dunmore

Poets have said that the reason to have children is
to give yourself immortality.
Immortality? Now that I have five children,
my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.
- Bill Cosby

Sucking the marrow out of life
doesn't mean choking on the bone.
- Robin Williams as John Keating
in the 1989 movie Dead Poets Society

Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast
possession of definition.
- Eli Khamarov

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

To have great poets, there must be great audiences.
- Walt Whitman

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets,
how much the heart can hold.
- Zelda Fitzgerald

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
- John Fowles

Poets utter great and wise things which they do not themselves understand.
- Plato

Saints have no moderation, nor do poets,
just exuberance.
- Anne Sexton

I do not think men have more talent.
There are a great many women in the arts;
novelists,
painters, sculptors, poets-but the proportion is far
lower in the field of song writing.
- Dorothy Fields

The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone.
Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.
- Edmund Spenser

Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made,
scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top.
- William Butler Yeats

I think one ages and one dates.
I tend to have a good deal of difficulty in liking some of the new poets.
- James Laughlin

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.
- Socrates

Example moves the world more than doctrine.
The great exemplars are the poets of action,
and it makes little difference whether they be forces
for good or forces for evil.
- Henry Miller

Maybe the example of Southern fiction writing has been
so powerful that Southern poets have sort of keyed themselves to that.
- Robert Morgan

We have to raise the consciousness; the only way poets
can change the world is to raise the consciousness of the general populace.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Poets, like friends to whom you are in debt,
you hate.
- William Wycherley

Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone
they admire or they are possessed with an image of what they ought to be.
- James Broughton

My sisters were going out with artists and poets,
and eventually it was the creative world which attracted me.
- Luc Ferrari

Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.
- Guillaume Apollinaire

The Language Poets are writing only about language itself.
The Ashbery poets are writing only about poetry itself.
That seems to me a kind of dead end.
- Robert Morgan

It is Homer who has chiefly taught other poets the
art of telling lies skillfully.
- Aristotle

American poets celebrate their bodies,
very specifically, as Whitman did.
- Diane Wakoski

America may have great poets and novelists,
but she never will have more than one necromancer.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Homer has taught all other poets the art of telling lies skillfully.
- Aristotle

Of poets I put Virgil first - he was greatest.
- Mary MacLane

In every age poets and social reformers have tried
to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler
life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
- Alfred Marshall

As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back.
Rhyme is still the most effective drum.
- Jean Giraudoux

When critics are waiting to pounce upon poetic style
on exactly the same grounds as if it were prose,
the poets tremble.
- John C. Ransom

I make it clear why I write as I do and why other poets write as they do.
After hundreds of experiments I decided to go my own
way in style and see what would happen.
- Carl Sandburg

I was at a benefit for some imprisoned students in
the '60s at San Francisco State,
and there were lots of poets reading for the benefit:
one was Elizabeth Bishop.
- Thom Gunn

Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
- George Orwell

Poetry is the work of poets, not of peoples or communities;
artistic creation can never be anything but the production of an individual mind.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

Children can write poetry and then, unless they're poets,
they stop when reach puberty.
- Dennis Potter

When I began writing, I didn't read any other children's poets...
I didn't want to be influenced until I'd found my own voice.
Now I read them all.
- Jack Prelutsky

But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false?
- H. P. Lovecraft

Lyrics have to be underwritten.
That's why poets generally make poor lyric writers
because the language is too rich.
You get drowned in it.
- Stephen Sondheim

They say poets write mostly for themselves;
if anyone else likes it,
well and good, if not, it doesn't matter;
certainly,
not to me.
- Tom Glazer

Maybe there are three or four really good poets in a generation.
- Kenneth Koch

I took to wearing a black tie known as the Ascot,
with long drooping ends.
I had seen pictures of painters, sculptors,
poets, wearing this style of tie.
- Carl Sandburg

The ancient Greek oral poets all had this anxiety about
the deficiencies of their memories and always began
poems by praying to the Muse to help them remember.
- David Antin

I'm inspired by the poets, so I'm always going to give in that direction,
rather than in any other.
It's the making of me...
and also the downfall of me.
- Roy Harper

Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is
bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables.
Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
- Thomas Aquinas

I don't think it's by accident that I was first attracted
to translating two French women poets.
- Marilyn Hacker

Poets that lasting marble seek Must come in Latin or in Greek.
- Edmund Waller

In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The scholars and poets of an earlier time can be read
only with a dictionary to help.
- Carl Sandburg

Poets are Damned...
but See with the Eyes of Angels.
- Allen Ginsberg

The community of poets I belong to is not as close as it used to be,
if only for the fact that our lives have become busier:
jobs,
children, and the like.
- John Barton


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