Remy Gourmont Quotes

15 Remy Gourmont quotes:

"We live less and less, and we learn more and more. Sensibility is surrendering to intelligence."
"Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him."
"The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe. A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble."
Author: Gourmont Quotes Category: Mind Quotes Definition Quotes
"Art includes everything that stimulates the desire to live."
"Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices."
"Thinking is hard work. One can't bear burdens and ideas at the same time."
"In order to understand life it is not only necessary not to be indifferent to men, but not to be indifferent to flocks, to trees. One should be indifferent to nothing."
"Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity."
"The terrible thing about the quest for truth is that you find it."
"Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds"
"Two elements are needed to form a truth -- a fact and an abstraction."
Author: Gourmont Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"Man is the inventor of stupidity."
Author: Gourmont Quotes Category: Stupidity Quotes
"The woman who loves always smells good"
Author: Gourmont Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"Women still remember the first kiss after men have forgotten the last"
"Try to put well in practice what you already know. In so doing, you will, in good time, discover the hidden things you now inquire about."

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