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Alfred de Musset

Quote of Alfred de Musset - Life is a sleep and love...


Biography - Alfred de Musset:

French dramatist, poet, and novelist.
Born: 1810 - Died: 1857
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.



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Source: À quoi rêvent les jeunes filles

Wikisource - Musset - Premières Poésies (fr) 



Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.

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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La vie est un sommeil, l'amour en est le rêve,
Et vous aurez vécu, si vous avez aimé.


German
Das Leben ist Schlaf, dessen Traum die Liebe ist. Du wirst gelebt haben, wenn du geliebt haben wirst.




See also 

See also...



We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.




Quotes for: love


Quotes

Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: sleep


Quotes

Quotes for: sleep


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.





When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep.





Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.





Sleep is the best meditation.





Sleep and Death are twin brothers.
Homer - Iliad  





Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.











Quotes for: dream


Quotes

Quotes for: dream


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.





Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.





The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.





I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.





Hope is a waking dream.





The dream is stronger than experience.











Quotes

Alfred de Musset also said...


One must not trifle with love.





Great artists have no country.





Everything that was is no longer; everything that will be is not yet. Look no further for the secret of our ills.





Everyone has his own glasses. But no one knows for sure what color the lenses are.





All men are not capable of great things, but all are sensitive to great things.





An unhappy nation makes great artists.












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