Gwendolyn Brooks Quotes

Most popular Gwendolyn Brooks Quotes

Poetry is life distilled.

poetry

He's the comfort
and wine and piccalilli for my soul.

God

Art hurts.  Art urges voyages—
and it is easier to stay at home.
— Gwendolyn Brooks

art

Art is a refining and evocative translation of the materials of the world.

art

Reading is very important—read between the lines.  Don't swallow everything.
— Gwendolyn Brooks Jet

reading

As you get older, you find that often the wheat, disentangling itself from the chaff, comes out to meet you.

aging