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#1. Although according to certain philosophers it is quite difficult to distinguish the jester from the melancholic, life itself being a comic drama or a dramatic comedy. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#2. Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#3. When one wants to be famous, one has to dive gracefully into rivers of the blood of cannon-blasted bodies. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#4. The poet must be more useful than any other member if his tribe. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#5. Farewell until eternity, where you and I shall not find ourselves together. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#6. I shall set down in a few lines how upright Maldoror was during his early years, when he lived happy. There: done. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#7. Genius guarantees the faculties of the heart. Man is no less immortal than the soul. Great thoughts spring from reason! Fraternity is not a myth. Newborn children know nothing of life, not even greatness. In misfortune, friends increase. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#8. It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#9. As beautiful as the chance encounter of a sewing machine and an umbrella on an operating table. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#10. ( ... ) it is grand to contemplate the ruins of cities; but it is grander still to contemplate the ruins of human beings! - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#11. We say sound things when we do not strive to say to say extraordinary ones. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#12. Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#13. Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt ... doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#14. ... the association of two, or more, apparently alien elements on a plane alien to both is the most potent ignition of poetry. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#15. Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense! - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#16. He who is about to sing the fourth song is either a man or a stone or a tree. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#17. Throughout the centuries, man has considered himself beautiful. I rather suppose that man only believes in his own beauty out of pride; that he is not really beautiful and he suspects this himself; for why does he look on the face of his fellow-man with such scorn? - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#18. Oh if only instead of being a hell, the universe had been an immense anus! - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#19. O Ocean, you remind me somewhat of the bluish marks one sees on the battered backs of cabin boys. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#20. Love of justice is for most men only the courage to suffer injustice. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#21. I will leave no memoirs. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#22. I do not accept evil. Man is perfect. The soul does not fall. Progress exists ... Up till now, misfortune has been described in order to inspire terror and pity. I will describe happiness in order to inspire their contraries ... As long as my friends do not die, I will not speak of death. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#23. Oh incomprehensible pederasts, I shall not heap insults upon your great degradation; I shall not be the one to pour scorn on your infundibuliform anus. It is enough that the shameful and almost incurable maladies which besiege you should bring with them their unfailing punishments. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#24. Neither I nor the four flippers of the sea-bear of the Boreal ocean have been able to solve the riddle of life. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#25. The great universal family of men is a utopia worthy of the most mediocre logic. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#26. Poetry should be made by all and not by one. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#27. When I write down my thoughts, they do not escape me. This action makes me remember my strength which I forget at all times. I educate myself proportionately to my captured thought. I aim only to distinguish the contradiction between my mind and nothingness. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#28. I set my genius to portray the pleasures of cruelty! These are no fickle, artificial delights, they began with man and with him they will die. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#29. Poetry must be made by all and not by one. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#30. Naturally I drew register a little exaggerated, in order to create something new in the sense of a sublime literature that sings of despair only in order to oppress the reader, and make him desire the good as the remedy. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#31. Laugh, but weep at the same time. If you cannot weep with your eyes, weep with your mouth. If this is still impossible, urinate. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#32. She wanders on like a poplar leaf borne upon a whirlwind of unconscious associations, she, her youth, her illusions and her former happiness remembered now through the mists of a ruined mind. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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