To write regular verses destroys an infinite number of fine possibilities, but at the same time it suggests a multitude of distant and totally unexpected thoughts
Quote by Paul Valery
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false.
We are wont to condemn self-love; but what we really mean to condemn is contrary...
Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.
Serious-minded people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone.
God made everything out of the void, but the void shows through
Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake,...
A man's true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others.
History is the science of things which are not repeated.
War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people...
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by...
That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being...
Poe is the only impeccable writer. He was never mistaken.
Love is being stupid together.
Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own...
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
If you dream the proper dreams, and share the myths with people, they will want...
The whole world is a dream, and death the interpreter
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.