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"Therefore" is a word the poet must not know.   Poetry
A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.   Life
Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours...   Life
Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome...   Art
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the ar...   Art
At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at th...   Life
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.   Life
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.   Life
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to gi...   Life
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to k...   Experience
Families, I hate you! Shut-in homes, closed doors, jealous possessors ...   Life
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falli...   Life
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they ...   Life
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me th...   Life
In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again...   Life
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for somethi...   Life
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to...   Peace
It is good to follow one's own bent, so long as it leads upward.   Life
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it t...   Life
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves...   Life
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without havi...   Life
Know thyself! A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever observes hi...   Life
Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies him...   Life
Man is more interesting than men. God made him and not them in his ima...   Life
Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.   Life
No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. ...   Life
Not everyone can be an orphan.   Life
Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being compliment...   Life
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.   Life
Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have thei...   Life
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of th...   Life
Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and writ...   Life
Sin is whatever obscures the soul.   Life
The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.   Life
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason wr...   Life
The most decisive actions of life are most often unconsidered actions.   Life
The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling.   Life
The most important things to say are those which often I did not think...   Life
The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends to...   Life
The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and...   Life
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.   Life
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.   Life
Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow...   Life
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, ...   Life
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks - and especia...   Life
Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.   Life
What another would have done as well as you, do not do it. What anothe...   Life
What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, on...   Life
Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.   Life