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Charles Baudelaire

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Biography - Charles Baudelaire:

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

The pleasure we derive from the representation of the present is due, not only to the beauty it can be clothed in, but also to its essential quality of being the present.




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Quotes for: beauty


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Quotes about beauty:


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
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What beauty is, I know not.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
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Quotes for: present


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Quotes about the present:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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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.
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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
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There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.
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There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
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There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.
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Always be a poet, even in prose.
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