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Paul Valéry

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Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don't massacre each other.




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Quotes for: war


Quotes

Quotes about war:


There was never a good war, or a bad peace.





War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.

Pindar  





At the bottom of all patriotism there is war: that is why I am no patriot.





War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.





Whatever makes for cultural development is working also against war.





In time of war the laws are silent.











Quotes

Paul Valéry also said...


One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.





Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.





The wind is rising!... We must try to live!





A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.





The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.





We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.












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