Pol Valeri

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Pol Valeri

Pol Valeri

Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being the helpless prey of impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, and crowning injury inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A poem is never finished, only abandoned.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Science is feasible when the variables are few and can be enumerated; when their combinations are distinct and clear. We are tending toward the condition of science and aspiring to do it. The artist works out his own formulas; the interest of science lies in the art of making science.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very flesh.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. nothing in the paper today , we sigh.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being false.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations.More Pol Valeri [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The future, like everything else, is not what it used to be.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
History is the science of things which are not repeated.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Love is being stupid together.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Power without abuse loses its charm.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don't massacre each other.More Pol Valeri [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.More Pol Valeri [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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