Every idea is endowed of itself with immortal life, like a human being. All created form, even that which is created by man, is immortal. For form is independent of matter: molecules do not constitute form.
Quote by Charles Baudelaire
There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you...
Always be a poet, even in prose.
Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility.
Who would dare assign to art the sterile function of imitating nature?
Sexuality is the lyricism of the masses.
Whether you come from heaven or hell, what does it matter, O Beauty!
The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before...
But a dandy can never be a vulgar man.
There are in every man, at every hour, two simultaneous postulations, one towards God, the...
Inspiration comes of working every day.
What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.
The lover of life makes the whole world into his family, just as the lover...
Music fathoms the sky.
Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive...
Who among us has not, in moments of ambition, dreamt of the miracle of a...
The priest is an immense being because he makes the crowd believe astonishing things.
The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the...
The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to...
Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of...
Any man who does not accept the conditions of life sells his soul.