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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

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An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Paul Valéry




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Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.”
Gustav Klimt
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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”
Eugene Delacroix
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
Pablo Picasso
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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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Great artists have no country.”
Alfred de Musset
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Every human being should be an artist. Everything can become beautiful art.”
Novalis
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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.”
Paul Valéry
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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!”
Paul Valéry
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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.”
Paul Valéry
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The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.”
Paul Valéry
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We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.”
Paul Valéry - Crisis of the Mind
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