In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well.
Quote by Paul Valery
Paul Valery Quotes
We are enriched by our reciprocate differences.
To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities, but at the same...
We are wont to condemn self-love; but what we really mean to condemn is contrary...
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make...
A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
Power without abuse loses its charm
Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake,...
Serious-minded people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to...
Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own...
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being...
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the...
Power without abuse loses its charm.
A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator.
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by...
The history of liberty is a history of resistance.
History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living
The men who make history have not time to write it
No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by...
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any...