J. Patrick Lewis quote

"Poetry is the tunnel at the end of the light."

J. Patrick Lewis

Born: May 5, 1942

Occupation: Poet

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Poetry is perfect verbs hunting for elusive nouns.

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Poetry is prose, bent out of shape.

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Please bury me in the library With a dozen long-stemmed proses

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At last there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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There is a light at the end of the tunnel, but the way out is through.

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Charles Barkley

Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train.

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Mariah Carey

There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train!

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Demi Lovato

No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel.

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Steven Tyler

Seems like the light at the end of the tunnel may be you.

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Cam Newton

I see the light at the end of the tunnel, so I'm going hard.

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John Quinton

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.

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Margaret Smith

There's a light at the end of the tunnel. And it's a train.

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David Lee Roth

The light you see at the end of the tunnel is the front of an oncoming train.

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Ron Howard

Humor is unavoidable. It might not feel funny in the moment, but more often than not there's a light at the end of the tunnel.

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Navjot Singh Sidhu

There is light at the end of the tunnel for India, but it's that of an oncoming train which will run them over.

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Emily Blunt

There is absolutely, 100 percent, a light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who stutters.

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Terence McKenna

There’s light at the end of the tunnel. The problem is that tunnel is in the back of your mind. And if you don’t go to the back side of your mind you will never see the light at the end of the tunnel....

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James Russell Lowell

If we see light at the end of the tunnel, it's the light of the oncoming train.

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Sara Henderson

Don't wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel, stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself.

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James Branch Cabell

The optimist sees a light at the end of the tunnel, the realist sees a train entering the tunnel, the pessimist sees a train speeding at him, hell for leather, and the machinist sees three idiots sitting...

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Thomas E. Sniegoski

You've got to use it, the pain. Use it as fuel to move past the torment, to the light at the end of the tunnel

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James Arthur Ray

The test of character is not persistence when you expect a light at the end of the tunnel. The true test is performance and persistence when you see no light coming.

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Seth Godin

Persistent people are able to visualize the idea of light at the end of the tunnel when others can't see it

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