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Biography - Charles Baudelaire:

French poet.
Born: 1821 - Died: 1867
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il y a des moments dans l'existence où le temps et l'étendue sont plus profonds, et le sentiment de l'existence intensément augmente.

German
Es gibt Augenblicke in unserem Leben, in denen Zeit und Raum tiefer werden und das Gefühl des Daseins sich unendlich ausdehnt.




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Quotes for: time


Quotes

Quotes about time:


In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Time is a great master; it regulates things well.





It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.





Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.





What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.











Quotes for: existence


Quotes

Quotes about existence:


To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.





The universe confounds me! I cannot imagine that such a ‘clock’ can exist without there being a Clockmaker.





Existence precedes essence.





It is valid to conclude from actuality to possibility, but not from possibility to actuality.
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My happiness should justify existence itself!





Man is nothing else than his plan; he exists only to the extent that he fulfills himself; he is therefore nothing else than the ensemble of his acts, nothing less than his life.











Quotes for: space


Quotes

Quotes about space:


All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.






Love is space and time measured by the heart.





The separation of history from geography rests upon the separation of time from space.





The infinitely smallest part of space is always a space, something endowed with continuity, not at all a mere point or the boundary between specified places in space.





Time, matter, space — all, it may be, are no more than a point.





The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.











Quotes

Charles Baudelaire also said...


There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.





I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.





Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.





There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.





Always be a poet, even in prose.





The child sees everything in a state of newness; he is always drunk. Nothing more resembles what we call inspiration than the delight with which a child absorbs form and color.












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