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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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Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place.
Charles Baudelaire




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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 for: progress:


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To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.”
Oscar Wilde - A Woman of No Importance
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”
George Bernard Shaw
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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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