I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.

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Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place.

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If the poet has pursued a moral objective, he has diminished his poetic force.

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The world only goes round by misunderstanding.

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I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.

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Whether you come from heaven or hell, what does it matter, O Beauty!

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What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.

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Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally

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The poet enjoys the incomparable privilege of being able to be himself and others, as he wishes.

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This life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed with a desire to change his bed.

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Even if it were proven that God didn't exist, Religion would still be Saintly and Divine.

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There is no dream of love, however ideal it may be, which does not end up with a fat, greedy baby hanging from the breast.

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To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.

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