Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire

Charles Pierre Baudelaire
I think I would be happy in that place I happen not to be, and this question of moving house is the subject of a perpetual dialogue I have with my soul.More Charles Baudelaire quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial.More Charles Baudelaire quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Both ardent lovers and austere scholars, when once they come to the years of discretion, love cats, so strong and gentle, the pride of the household, who like them are sensitive to the cold, and sedentary.More Charles Baudelaire quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Relate comic things in pompous fashion. Irregularity, in other words the unexpected, the surprising, the astonishing, are essential to and characteristic of beauty. Two fundamental literary qualities: supernaturalism and irony. The blend of the grotesque and the tragic are attractive to the mind, as is discord to blasé ears. Imagine a canvas for a lyrical, magical farce, for a pantomime, and translate it into a serious novel. Drown the whole thing in an abnormal, dreamy atmosphere, in the atmosphere of great days … More Charles Baudelaire quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nations, like families, have great men only in spite of themselves.More Charles Baudelaire quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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