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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

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




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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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Music before all else.
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Architecture in general is frozen music.
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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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If music be the food of love, play on.
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Quotes for: poetry


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Quotes about poetry:


Why should poetry have to make sense?
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.
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Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
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I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
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Eloquence is a painting of thought.
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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
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It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
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If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
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I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.
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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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We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by the uneasiness we feel when alone together.
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The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being bored.
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