Alfred De Vigny

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Alfred De Vigny

Alfred De Vigny

Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.More Alfred De Vigny [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.More Alfred De Vigny [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Art ought never to be considered except in its relations with its ideal beauty.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do you know that charming part of our country which has been called the garden of France - that spot where, amid verdant plains watered by wide streams, one inhales the purest air of heaven?More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do you not see with your own eyes the chrysalis fact assume by degrees the wings of fiction?More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
France, for example, loves at the same time history and the drama, because the one explores the vast destinies of humanity, and the other the individual lot of man.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From this, without doubt, sprang the fable. Man created it thus, because it was not given him to see more than himself and nature, which surrounds him; but he created it true with a truth all its own.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think, then, that man, after having satisfied his first longing for facts, wanted something fuller - some grouping, some adaptation to his capacity and experience, of the links of this vast chain of events which his sight could not take in.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Just as we descend into our consciences to judge of actions which our minds can not weigh, can we not also search in ourselves for the feeling which gives birth to forms of thought, always vague and cloudy?More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Let us dream that once upon a time have lived men stronger and greater, who were more determined for good or for evil; that does us good.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Greatness is the dream of youth realized in old age.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Let the poet always walk thusMore Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Only silence is great; all else is weakness.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Perform your long and heavy task with energy, treading the path to which Fate has been pleased to call youMore Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The true God, the mighty God, is the God of ideasMore Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is a great life? It is the dreams of youth realised in old age.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We live in an age of universal investigation, and of exploration of the sources of all movements.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil?More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Silence alone is great; all else is feebleness . . . Perform with all your heart your long and heavy task. . . . Then as do I, say naught, but suffer and die.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An army is a nation within a nation, it is one of the vices of courage.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What it values most of all is the sum total of events and the advance of civilization, which carries individuals along with it; but, indifferent to details, it cares less to have them real than noble or, rather, grand and complete.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I love the majesty of human suffering.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On the day when man told the story of his life to man, history was born.More Alfred De Vigny [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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