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William Butler Yeats Quotes
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William Butler Yeats Quotes

Man can embody truth but he cannot know it. William Butler Yeats The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time. William Butler Yeats

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Edgar Allan Poe Quotes

That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward. Edgar Allan Poe The

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Best Quotes From Virgil

Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly. Virgil Who can blind lover’s eyes? Virgil Your descendants shall gather your fruits. Virgil One man excels

Dante Alighieri Quotes
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Dante Alighieri Quotes

Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God’s grandchild.

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Use the occasion, for it passes swiftly. Ovid Treason doth never prosper: what’s the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason. Ovid

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Benjamin Johnson Quotes

True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice. Ben Jonson Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed

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Solomon Ibn Gabirol Quotes

All men have one entrance into life, and the like going out. Solomon Ibn Gabirol And when I was born, I drew in the common

Jean de La Fontaine QUotes and fables
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Jean de La Fontaine Quotes

Sadness flies away on the wings of time. Jean de La Fontaine We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish

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Alfred de Vigny Quotes

What is the use of theorizing as to wherein lies the charm that moves us? Alfred de Vigny Of what use were the arts if

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Charles Baudelaire Quotes

I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust. Charles Baudelaire Genius

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Andre Breton Beautiful Quotes

Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession. Andre Breton No rules exist, and examples are simply

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Theophile Gautier Quotes

I am a man for whom the outside world exists. Theophile Gautier Yes, the work comes out more beautiful from a material that resists the

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Paul Valery Quotes

Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder. Paul Valery That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of

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Raymond Queneau Quotes

It seems to me that an author who has determined very new domains in literature is Gertrude Stein. Raymond Queneau The Odyssey is the story

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Arthur Rimbaud Quotes

Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life. Arthur Rimbaud I’m intact, and I don’t give a damn. Arthur