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Quote of Aristotle - Poetry is finer and more philosophical...


Biography - Aristotle:

Greek philosopher.
Born: -384 - Died: -322
Period:
4th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Quote

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Aristotle




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La poésie est une chose plus philosophique et plus noble que l'histoire : la poésie dit, plutôt le général, l'histoire le particulier.”
Aristote

German
Dichtung ist philosophischer und bedeutender als die Geschichtsschreibung. Denn die Dichtung redet eher vom Allgemeinen, die Geschichtsschreibung vom Besonderen.”
Aristotles




See also  

See also...



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Every age has its own poetry in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.”
Jean-Paul Sartre

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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 comes nearer to vital truth than history.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature




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Quotes about history:


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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.”
George Bernard Shaw
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History
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Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.”
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.”
Victor Hugo
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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.”
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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Quotes about poetry:



Quotes for: poetry

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Why should poetry have to make sense?”
Charlie Chaplin
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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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The poem: a prolonged hesitation between sound and sense.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel
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The great function of poetry is to give back to us the situations of our dreams.”
Gaston Bachelard
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Aristotle also said...


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Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient.”
Aristotle
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One swallow does not make a summer.”
Aristotle
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
Aristotle
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Nature does nothing in vain.”
Aristotle
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He who hath many friends hath none.”
Aristotle
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Man is by nature a political animal.”
Aristotle
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