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Arthur Rimbaud

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Biography - Arthur Rimbaud:

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

Quote

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



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Wikisource - Rimbaud - Une saison en enfer (fr)



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.”
Arthur Rimbaud

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




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Quotes about silence:



Quotes for: silence

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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.”
Euripides
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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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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.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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Quotes for: night:



Quotes for: night

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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.”
Hildegard of Bingen - Causae et Curae
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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.”
Gaston Bachelard
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Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.”
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia
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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.”
Ernest Hemingway
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For the paths of night and day are near to each other.”
Homer - Iliad
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Quotes

Arthur Rimbaud also said...


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

Arthur Rimbaud
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I is another.”
Arthur Rimbaud
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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.”
Arthur Rimbaud
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Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.”
Arthur Rimbaud
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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.”
Arthur Rimbaud
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