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Gaston Bachelard

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Biography - Gaston Bachelard:

French philosopher.
Born: 1884 - Died: 1962
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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The great function of poetry is to give back to us the situations of our dreams.
Gaston Bachelard




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There are dreams that are pure poems.”
Carl Gustav Jung




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Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.”
Alfred de Musset - À quoi rêvent les jeunes filles
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
Henry David Thoreau
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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.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Hope is a waking dream.”
Aristotle
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The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.”
Sigmund Freud
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Why should poetry have to make sense?”
Charlie Chaplin
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
Novalis
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.”
Novalis - Fragments
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Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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If only these metaphysicians would give their attention to the lengthy discursive processes which lead science to build new intuitions.”
Gaston Bachelard
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The imagination is nothing other than the subject transported into things.”
Gaston Bachelard
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To imagine is to raise the real by a tone.”
Gaston Bachelard
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The dream is stronger than experience.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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