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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

Quote

Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'homme est une création du désir, non pas une création du besoin.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu

German
Der Mensch ist ein Geschöpf des Begehrens, nicht des Bedürfnisses.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu




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See also...



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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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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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Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.”
André Breton
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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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Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.”
Bertrand Russell
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Gaston Bachelard also said...


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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
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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Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.”
Gaston Bachelard
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