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Biography - Gaston Bachelard:

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

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




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There are dreams that are pure poems.




Quotes for: dream


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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.





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





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.











Quotes for: poetry


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Quotes about poetry:


Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.





Why should poetry have to make sense?





Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
Novalis - 





Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.





Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.











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Gaston Bachelard also said...


To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.





Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.





The dream is stronger than experience.





Nothing proceeds from itself. Nothing is given. All is constructed.





If only these metaphysicians would give their attention to the lengthy discursive processes which lead science to build new intuitions.





The imagination is nothing other than the subject transported into things.












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