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Paul Verlaine

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Biography - Paul Verlaine:

French writer and poet.
Born: 1844 - Died: 1896
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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The art, my children, it is to be absolutely oneself.
Paul Verlaine




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'art, mes enfants, c'est d'être absolument soi-même.”
Paul Verlaine

German
Die Kunst, meine Kinder, ist absolut sich selbst zu sein.”
Paul Verlaine




See also  

See also...



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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde - Quotation of uncertain origin




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Quotes about art:



Quotes for: art

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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.”
Albrecht Dürer
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My trade and art is to live.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.”
Vincent Willem van Gogh
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.”
Pablo Picasso
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.”
Marcus Aurelius
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Quotes about oneself:



Quotes for: oneself

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Quotes for: child:


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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”
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Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Paul Verlaine also said...


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Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you. ”

Paul Verlaine - Green
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Tears are shed in my heart like the rain on the town.”
Paul Verlaine - Il pleure dans mon coeur
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Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!”

Paul Verlaine - Ecoutez la chanson bien douce
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Music before all else.”
Paul Verlaine - Art Poétique
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The long sobs
Of the violins
Of autumn
Hurt my heart
With a monotonous
Languor”

Paul Verlaine
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And so I leave
On cruel winds
Squalling
And gusting me
Like a dead leaf
Falling.”

Paul Verlaine
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