If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.
Quote by Edmond De Goncourt
Man is a mind betrayed, not served, by his organs.
That which, perhaps, hears more nonsense than anything in the world, is a picture in...
A poet is a man who puts up a ladder to a star and climbs...
The English are crooked as a nation and honest as individuals. The contrary is true...
A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
Laughter is the mind's intonation. There are ways of laughing which have the sound of...
Barbarism is needed every four or five hundred years to bring the world back to...
The newspaper is the natural enemy of the book, as the whore is of the...
Historians tell the story of the past, novelists the story of the present.
People don't like the true and simple; they like fairy tales and humbug.
If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult...
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are...
Genius is the talent of a person who is dead.
To call war the soil of courage and virtue is like calling debauchery the soil...
Debauchery is perhaps an act of despair in the face of infinity.
As a general truth, it is safe to say that any picture that produces a...