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Biography - Claude Debussy:

French composer.
Born: 1862 - Died: 1918
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Art is the most beautiful of all lies.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'art est le plus beau des mensonges.

German
Kunst ist die schönste aller Lügen.




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We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.




Quotes for: art


Quotes

Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





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 for: lie


Quotes

Quotes about lie:


Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.





Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.





Success has always been a great liar.





The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.





A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.





Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.











Quotes

Claude Debussy also said...


Music is a mysterious mathematical process whose elements are part of Infinity.





I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.





Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.





Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part.












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