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André Breton

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Biography - André Breton :

French writer and poet.
Born: 1896 - Died: 1966
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.
André Breton




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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 science:



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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.”
Paul Valéry
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A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.”
Karl Popper - Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
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Quotes for: Desire:



Quotes for: Desire

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Desire is the essence of a man.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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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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This is that human freedom, which all boast that they possess, and which consists solely in the fact, that men are conscious of their own desire, but are ignorant of the causes whereby that desire has been determined.”
Baruch Spinoza
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A clever man ought to so regulate his interests that each will fall in due order. Our greediness so often troubles us, making us run after so many things at the same time, that while we too eagerly look after the least we miss the greatest.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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It is desire that creates the desirable, it is the project that poses the end.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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One word and all is saved
One word and all is lost.”

André Breton - Le revolver à cheveux blancs
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Words make love.”
André Breton
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Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.”
André Breton
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All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.”
André Breton
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I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory.”
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Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”
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