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Biography - Gaston Bachelard:

French philosopher.
Born: 1884 - Died: 1962
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Poetry is one of the destinies of speech... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language.




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Quotes for: future


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Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.
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Man is the future of man.
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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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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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Quotes for: Language


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Quotes for: Language


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.
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The language of truth is simple.
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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.
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Language is a source of misunderstanding.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
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The dream is stronger than experience.
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Nothing proceeds from itself. Nothing is given. All is constructed.
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If only these metaphysicians would give their attention to the lengthy discursive processes which lead science to build new intuitions.
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The imagination is nothing other than the subject transported into things.
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