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Rhyme Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Rhyme.

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

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The poetic act consists of suddenly seeing that an
idea splits up into a number of equal motifs and of grouping them;
they rhyme.
- Stephane Mallarme

Once in awhile you have a thought, and you rhyme it.
- Howard Nemerov

Children seem naturally drawn to poetry -
it's some combination of the rhyme,
rhythm, and the words themselves.
- Jack Prelutsky

 

I'm tired of love; I'm still more tired of rhyme;
but money gives me pleasure all the time.
- Hilaire Belloc

Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.
- Francis Beaumont

Constantly risking absurdity and death whenever he
performs above the heads of his audience,
the poet, like an acrobat, climbs on rhyme to a high wire of his own making.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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A rhyme doesn't make a song.
- Dorothy Fields

I work best in rhyme and meter.
I was most confident of myself in that way.
- Thom Gunn

You know, the music business is like the Lotto.
Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit,
and sometimes they don't.
There's just no rhyme or reason.
- Barry McGuire

Rappers tend to use words sometimes that just rhyme
and don't really mean nothing.
- Trick Daddy

I mean, when it's time to rhyme rhyme,
I can get down for mine.
- Missy Elliot

I was promised on a time - to have reason for my rhyme;
From that time unto this season,
I received nor rhyme nor reason.
- Edmund Spenser

I wanted a perfect ending.
Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme,
and some stories don't have a clear beginning,
middle and end.
- Gilda Radner

But there's nothing that gives me more thrill than
when I'm writing and a couplet works.
I find the right rhyme, or it's just perfect.
There's nothing that exciting.
- Rosanne Cash

I believe that these devices like repetition and rhyme are not artificial,
that they're not imposed, somehow, on the language.
- Paul Muldoon

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

I don't rhyme right now, but I may ten years from now.
- Jill Scott

I'm sure 50 percent of television ads use rhyme.
- Paul Muldoon

Lyrics are very different.
There is a clear line between that and a poem.
Something that has been a source of great excitement
and delight for me is this idea that I get to rhyme.
- Joanna Newsom

If you play jazz, then you play with your fingers.
If you're playing rock, you use a pick.
There's really no rhyme or reason to that other than
that's just the way it has been.
- Kevin Eubanks

I like rhyme because it is memorable,
I like form because having to work to a pattern gives me original ideas.
- Anne Stevenson

I like a very dark house, just black.
I sit there and just think.
Once I'm still and quiet inside, I'll begin.
It's very personal; it has to be.
One song may be Bach, the next blues,
a song from TV, or a nursery rhyme or jazz piece.
- Bobby McFerrin

Everything that Traffic ever did, I'd give Steve a complete lyric,
titled, written out with the verse, the bridge,
the shape and rhyme and then Steve had to figure out
how the meter of the words would fit musically.
- Jim Capaldi

It's useless to try and make rhyme or reason of it,
because one guy thinks one thing and the other guy
sees a whole other thing.
So I try not to take them too seriously.
Lately I have them screened so I only read the positive ones.
- David Zucker

Sticks and stones may break my bones,
but words will never hurt me.
- schoolyard rhyme

I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory.
I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me.
That's how I write songs.
I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it,
the right rhyme and everything.
- Evan Dando

I like Fisher Price music, nursery rhymes,
and the alphabet song.
- Tre Cool

You take stuff from different places,
and sometimes you stick a line in because it rhymes,
not because it makes sense.
- Van Morrison

I was always talking about what I could and would do,
and you would always make rhymes about the competion
even though we werent thinking about competition.
- Kool Moe Dee

Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure
when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I was always making up rhymes.
But I never thought that poetry would become my life.
- Saul Williams

I want you to see that I'm looking.
Look at me look at you.
I'm cool with that.
- Busta Rhymes

Now between the meanings of words and their sounds
there is ordinarily no discoverable relation except one of accident;
and it is therefore miraculous,
to the mystic, when words which make sense can also
make a uniform objective structure of accents and rhymes.
- John C. Ransom

Those who have heard me speak from time to time know
that quite often I cite the observation of that great American author,
Mark Twain, who said, history does not repeat itself,
but it rhymes.
- J. D. Hayworth

I'm more into beats than rhymes.
I'm a huge fan of anything touched by the Neptunes.
Dancing is kind of my thing.
I go out with my friends as often as I can on the weekends,
and I'm always drawn to girls with rhythm.
- David Gallagher

I appreciate the additional additives and preservatives
that help sell a project,
but I'm sticking to what works best for me.
I gotta sell the album live on stage and make people believe in the songs.
- Busta Rhymes

The fact that something is in a rhymed form or in blank
verse will not make it good poetry.
- Robert Morgan

In high school, we studied a lot of poetical forms.
I was really interested in the math that was involved
and the strange live break ups.
That gave me a great amount of respect for a rhymed stanza.
- Joanna Newsom

The first album was 99 percent hard core to show you
I was the best rhymer in the world.
- Big Pun

Poetry consists in a rhyming dictionary and things seen.
- Gertrude Stein

Jigging veins of rhyming mother wits.
- Christopher Marlowe

When I'm rhyming it's all in my head...
Like the slaves, when they were picking cotton,
they would block out their minds.
They would sing.
- Wyclef Jean

No thesaurus can give you those words,
no rhyming dictionary.
They must happen out of you.
- Dorothy Fields

A certain administration which I won't call by name
took the arts out of the schools,
and that left the brothers out on the street with nothing,
so they went to the turntables and started rhyming.
Then they had a way to express themselves,
and that's the birth of hip-hop.
- Isaac Hayes

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Poetry should...
should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts,
and appear almost a remembrance.
- John Keats

Poetry: the best words in the best order.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
- T. S. Eliot

Sometimes poetry is inspired by the conversation entered
into by reading other poems.
- John Barton

A poet's autobiography is his poetry.
Anything else is just a footnote.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet
believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
- Marianne Moore

Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.
- Muriel Rukeyser

To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
- John Ruskin

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
- Carl Sandburg

Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and
the thought has found words.
- Robert Frost

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
- Rita Dove

Poetry is the opening and closing of a door,
leaving those who look through to guess about what
is seen during the moment.
- Carl Sandburg

There's no money in poetry, but then there's no poetry in money,
either.
- Robert Graves

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder,
with a dash of the dictionary.
- Khalil Gibran

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
- Plato

You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
- Joseph Joubert

Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.
- Thomas Gray

Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings,
and making music with them.
- Dennis Gabor

Poetry is an orphan of silence.
The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
- Charles Simic

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet,
though he has never written a line in all his life.
- George Sand

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
- Robert Frost


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