Theophile Gautier

Theophile Gautier

French poet and critic of the Romantic school
What well-bred woman would refuse her heart to a man who had just saved her life? Not one; and gratitude is a short cut which speedily leads to love.More Theophile Gautier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!More Theophile Gautier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is nothing truly beautiful but that which can never be of any use whatsoever; everything useful is ugly, for it is the expression of some need, and man's needs are ignoble and disgusting like his own poor and infirm nature. The most useful place in a house is the water-closet.More Theophile Gautier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Books follow morals, and not morals books.More Theophile Gautier quotes [08/17/2011 05:08:11]
The years I have squandered in puerile excitement, in going hither and thither, in seeking to force nature and time, I ought to have spent in solitude and meditation, in endeavoring to make myself worthy of being loved.More Theophile Gautier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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