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Charles Baudelaire

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Biography - Charles Baudelaire:

French poet.
Born: 1821 - Died: 1867
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Always be a poet, even in prose.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Sois toujours poète, même en prose.

German
Sei immer ein Dichter, auch in der Prosa.




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The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.
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Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
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Good heavens! For more than forty years I have been speaking prose without knowing it.
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All that is not prose is verse; and all that is not verse is prose.
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There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.
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There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
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There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.
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The child sees everything in a state of newness; he is always drunk. Nothing more resembles what we call inspiration than the delight with which a child absorbs form and color.
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