Alfred De Musset Quotes

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Alfred De Musset Quotes

In my flowery dreams theres always you. I do not regret it one bit.
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Romanticism is the abuse of adjectives

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The heart that once has been your shrine for other loves is too divine

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A happy memory is perhaps on this earth truer than happiness itself.

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The blood of my motherland waters a magic plant that cures all ills. That plant is art, and sometimes art needs corruption as a kind of fertilizer

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Your name, merely your name, floods my brain to a point of sweet disgust.

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Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.

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My heart, still full of her,
traveled over her face, and found her there no more ...
I had thought to myself that a woman unknown
had adopted by chance that voice and those eyes
and I let the chilly statue pass
looking athe skies

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Then came upon a world in ruins an anxious youth. The children were drops of burning blood which had inundated the earth; they were born in the bosom of war, for war. For fifteen years they had dreamed of the snows of Moscow and of the sun of the Pyramids.

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The only true language in the world is a kiss.

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Doubt, if you will, the being who loves you,
Woman or dog, but never doubt love itself.

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Any cigar smoker is a friend, because I know how he feels.

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Reason may cure illusions, but not suffering.

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I have come too late into a world too old.

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Experience is the name men give to their follies or their sorrows.

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The fumes of wine fermented in my head; it was one of those moments of intoxication when all that ones sees and hears, speaks to one of the adored ... One would willingly embrace all who smile, and one feels that he is brother of all who live.

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I could not clearly distinguish what was passing in my head; it seemed to me that I was under the influence of a horrible dream and that I had but to awake to find myself cured; at times it seemed that my entire life had been a dream, ridiculous and childish, the falseness of which had just been disclosed.

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If you are weak, dependent upon others, inclined to allow yourself to be dominated by opinion, to take root wherever you see a little soil, make for yourself a shield that will resist everything, for if you yield to your weaker nature you will not grow, you will dry up like a dead plant, and you will bear neither fruit nor flowers. The sap of your life will dissipate into the formation of a useless bark; all your actions will be as colorless as the leaves of the willow; you will have no tears to water you, but those from your own eyes, to nourish you, no heart but your own.

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[I]f you are truly a man, sure of yourself and confident of your strength, you may taste of life without fear and without reserve; you may be sad or joyous, deceived or respected; but be sure you are loved, for what matters the rest?

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Know that there is often hidden in us a dormant poet, always young and alive.

— Alfred De Musset

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