Quotes on Metaphor

“The greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor.”

“A noble metaphor, when it is placed to an advantage, casts a kind of glory around it, and darts a luster through a whole sentence.”
–Joseph Addison

“Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.”
–Orson Scott Card

“An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor.”
–Robert Frost

“Metaphor is the energy charge that leaps between images, revealing their connections.”
–Robin Morgan

“The metaphor is probably the most fertile power possessed by man.”
–Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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