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Peter Davison (born as Peter M. G. Moffett in Streatham, London, England) is a famous Actor from United Kingdom, he is 66 years old and still alive, born April 13, 1951.

Biography

Peter Davison is best known as the fifth incarnation of Doctor in the BBC series Doctor Who and as Tristan Farnon in Our Lord's pasture. He has also had a minor role in the television series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy with his ex-wife Sandra Dickinson. Davison played the Doctor Who between 1981 and 1984. He has also been featured in special section of Time Crash, where he played the fifth Doctor in relation to David Tennant. In the section The Doctor's Daughter playing Doctor's Daughter of Georgia Moffett is the daughter of Peter Davison and Sandra Dickinson.

Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Peter, under the main topic Poetry.

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Famous quotes by Peter Davison (30)


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"There are so many things that poetry is about, one of which is memory"
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"In my youth, I found that I was quite often inspired and pushed forward by what I read"
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"The reason one writes poems is so that your poem will be remembered"
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"If poets were realistic, they wouldn't be poets"
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"I think poetry has lost an awful lot of its muscle because nobody knows any. Nobody has to memorize poetry"
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"The trouble with the performance poets is that they don't seem to have read anything. So there is not a real sense of the poetic tradition in their work"
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"The problem, for me, with the writing programs is that they produce a terrible uniformity of product"
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"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"
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"But poetry is my life. Poetry is what matters to me"
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"And there are a lot more people reading poetry, but there are not so many people reading an individual poet"
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"The more poetry you have in the head, the more poetry you will understand because you will be getting to the roots of what it is that makes people write poetry at all"
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"Poetry should be able to reach everybody, and it should be able to appeal to all levels of understanding"
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"People are talking about the Internet as though it is going to change the world. It's not going to change the world. It's not going to change the way we think, and it's not going to change the way we feel"
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"My friends never talk to me about my poetry because they're embarrassed that I write it or they're embarrassed by what I write about which are not such extraordinarily terrifying things, but they are the state of human existence"
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"If I were brave enough to say so, I'd like to think that I had written some poems that people are not going to forget"
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"I like poems that are little games"
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"I would like to be proud of having written some poems that will be remembered, but I will never know whether I will have any reason to be proud of that"
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"Frost is the most sophisticated of poets"
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"But for me, being an editor I've been an editor of all kinds of books being an editor of poetry has been the way in which I could give a crucial part of my time to what I love most"
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"The relation between a poet and audience is really insignificant. What matters is the poet is hearing something that he is broadcasting. And whether there is anybody with a receiver isn't the reason he does it. He hopes there is somebody receiving it"
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"Poetry was invented as an mnemonic device to enable people to remember their prayers"
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"It is very difficult for people to come in contact with their own emotions and their own sensibilities"
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"It is a way we reassess our past. We can do that in poetry in ways we can't do in prose"
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"In order to understand what they need to understand, in order to write what they write, they have to be free. And yet, they aren't ever free. They are not free because they are not free of the constrictions their art puts on them"
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"I like poems that are complex"
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"Poetry is composing for the breath"
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"I just think that some version of the past in our culture is going to rise up and become dominant"
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"For instance, it's a little better now than it was two or three years ago, but something like 70% of the poems I receive seem to be written in the present indicative"
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"Every so often I find some poems that are too good for the readers of The Atlantic because they are a little too involved with the nature of poetry, as such"
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"But there is some way in which poets believe that and this is dangerous, too believe that their calling gives them a certain freedom. A certain freedom to live in a free way"


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