Charles Baudelaire Quotes on time

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

It is time to get drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of Time, get drunk.. view

By: Charles Baudelaire

Le vin est semblable à l'homme : on ne saura jamais jusqu'à quel point on peut l'estimer et le mépriser, l'aimer et le haïr, ni de combien d'actions sublimes ou de forfaits monstrueux il est capable... view

By: Charles Baudelaire

Tuer ce monstre le temps, n'est-ce pas l'occupation la plus ordinaire et la plus légitime de chacun ?.. view

By: Charles Baudelaire

Le cri du sentiment est toujours absurde ; mais il est sublime, parce qu'il est absurde... view

By: Charles Baudelaire