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Paul Valéry

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Biography - Paul Valéry:

French poet, essayist and philosopher.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1945
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Tel quel

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The poem: a prolonged hesitation between sound and sense.
Paul Valéry - Tel quel




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le poème, cette hésitation prolongée entre le son et le sens.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel

German
Das Gedicht, dieses längere Zögern zwischen Klang und Bedeutung.”
Paul Valéry - Tel quel




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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
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Painting is poetry which is seen and not heard, and poetry is a painting which is heard but not seen.”
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One should be light like a bird, and not like a feather.”
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Men differ by what they show, and have in common what they hide.”
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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!”
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A very dangerous state of mind: thinking one understands.”
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The greatest liberty is born of the greatest rigor.”
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We civilizations now know ourselves mortal.”
Paul Valéry - Crisis of the Mind
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