Monday, June 4, 2012
Paul Valery Quotes
"A businessman is a hybrid of a dancer and a calculator."
"A man who is "of sound mind" is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key."
"A poem is never finished, only abandoned."
"An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it."
"At times I think and at times I am."
"God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through."
"Love is being stupid together."
"Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them."
"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."
"The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us."
"The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be."
"Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder."