At times I think and at times I am.
Quote by Paul Valery
Paul Valery Quotes
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by...
Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own...
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the...
Power without abuse loses its charm
To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities, but at the same...
Serious-minded people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very...
Politeness is organized indifference
Power without abuse loses its charm.
Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to...
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Politeness is organized indifference.
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a...
A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.
In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well.
Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.
Poe is the only impeccable writer. He was never mistaken.
War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people...