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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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Modernity is the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, which make up one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immutable. This transitory fugitive element, which is constantly changing, must not be despised or neglected.
Charles Baudelaire




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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
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There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.”
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Whether you come from heaven or hell, what does it matter, O Beauty!”
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I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.”
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