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Letter "C" » Charles Baudelaire Quotes
«Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art»
«It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.»
«A breath of wind from the wings of madness.»
«Genius is no more than childhood recaptured at will, childhood equipped now with man's physical means to express itself, and with the analytical mind that enables it to bring order into the sum of experience, involuntarily amassed.»
«It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.»
«Always be a poet, even in prose.»
«Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility.»
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«I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.»
«We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.»