Edmon Goncourt

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Edmon Goncourt

Edmon Goncourt

A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:42]
A poet is a man who puts up a ladder to a star and climbs it while playing a violin.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:48]
Barbarism is needed every four or five hundred years to bring the world back to life. Otherwise it would die of civilization.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:59]
Debauchery is perhaps an act of despair in the face of infinity.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:05]
If there is a God, atheism must seem to Him as less of an insult than religion.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:27]
Laughter is the mind's intonation. There are ways of laughing which have the sound of counterfeit coins.
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People don't like the true and simple; they like fairy tales and humbug.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:02]
The English are crooked as a nation and honest as individuals. The contrary is true of the French, who are honest as a nation and crooked as individuals.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:14]
The newspaper is the natural enemy of the book, as the whore is of the decent woman.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:21]
Genius is the talent of a person who is dead.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:10]
Historians tell the story of the past, novelists the story of the present.More Edmon Goncourt [08/20/2011 12:08:19]

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