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Paul Valéry

Quote of Paul Valéry - We civilizations now know ourselves mortal....


Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.
Paul Valéry - Crisis of the Mind



Note  

Note




Source: Crisis of the Mind

Wikisource - La Nouvelle Revue Française (1919) (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Nous autres, civilisations, savons maintenant que nous sommes mortelles.”
Paul Valéry - La crise de l'esprit

German
Wir anderen Zivilisationen, wir wissen nun, daß wir sterblich sind.”
Paul Valéry - La crise de l'esprit




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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.”
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.”
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