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Jean de La Bruyere

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Biography - Jean de La Bruyere:

French philosopher and moralist.
Born: 1645 - Died: 1696
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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There are certain things in which mediocrity is not to be endured, such as poetry, music, painting, public speaking.
Jean de La Bruyere




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Quotes about music:



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Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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Music before all else.”
Paul Verlaine - Art Poétique
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Architecture in general is frozen music.”
Friedrich von Schelling
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
Victor Hugo
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If music be the food of love, play on.”
William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
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Quotes about poetry:



Quotes for: poetry

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Why should poetry have to make sense?”
Charlie Chaplin
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
Novalis
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.”
Novalis - Fragments
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Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Quotes about painting:


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Eloquence is a painting of thought.”
Blaise Pascal
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.”
Pablo Picasso
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I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.”
Pablo Picasso
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No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.”
Edvard Munch
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Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Jean de La Bruyere also said...


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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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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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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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