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Guillaume Apollinaire

Quote of Guillaume Apollinaire - Geometry is to the plastic arts...


Biography - Guillaume Apollinaire:

Born: 1880 - Died: 1918
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

Geometry is to the plastic arts what grammar is to the art of the writer.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La géométrie est aux arts plastiques ce que la grammaire est à l'art de l'écrivain.

German
Die Geometrie ist für die bildende Kunst, was die Grammatik für den Schriftsteller ist.




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My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





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.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.











Quotes

Guillaume Apollinaire also said...


The time has come to light the stars again.





Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.





Beauty is mainly no more than simplicity.





When you have time you have freedom.





I picked this sprig of heather
Autumn has died you must remember
We shall not see each other ever
I'm waiting and you must remember
Time's perfume is a sprig of heather













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