Paul Valery Quotes

13 Paul Valery quotes:

"The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be."
"A poem is never finished, only abandoned."
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"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."
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"God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through."
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"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."
"An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it."
Author: Valery Quotes Category: Art Quotes French Poet Quotes
"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."
"Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content."
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"If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. nothing in the paper today , we sigh."
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"History is the science of things which are not repeated."
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"Poe is the only impeccable writer. He was never mistaken."
Author: Valery Quotes Category: Writers And Writing Quotes French Poet Quotes
"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."
"In poetry everything which must be said is almost impossible to say well"
Author: Valery Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes

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