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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

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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.
Charles Baudelaire




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Quotes about beauty:



Quotes for: beauty

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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucius
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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What beauty is, I know not.”
Albrecht Dürer
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Quotes about the present:



Quotes for: present

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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.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
Seneca
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
Charles Baudelaire
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There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.”
Charles Baudelaire
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Always be a poet, even in prose.”
Charles Baudelaire
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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.”
Charles Baudelaire
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