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Biography - Arthur Rimbaud:

French poet.
Born: 1854 - Died: 1891
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.



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I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.

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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
J’écrivais des silences, des nuits, je notais l’inexprimable. Je fixais des vertiges.

German
Ich schrieb das Schweigen, die Nächte, ich zeichnete das Unaussprechliche auf. Ich hielt den Taumel fest.




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What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.




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Quotes for: night


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Quotes for: night


As the sun is the light of the day, so the soul is the light of the awakened body. As the moon is the light of the night, so is the soul the light of the sleeping body.
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The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.
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Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
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I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
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For the paths of night and day are near to each other.
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Light had its allotted time; but timeless and infinite is the reign of the night − the duration of sleep eternal.
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Arthur Rimbaud also said...


It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.

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I is another.
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Today I know how to salute beauty.
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I say one must be a seer, make oneself a seer. The poet makes himself a seer by an immense, long, deliberate derangement of all the senses.
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Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.
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I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.
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