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                   The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight. Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally; goodness is always the product of some art. I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy. Charles Baudelaire Nothing can be done except little by little. Charles Baudelaire Always be a poet, even in prose. The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep. Charles Baudelaire I have cultivated my hysteria with pleasure and terror. Charles Baudelaire What is art? Prostitution. Charles Baudelaire 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. Nature... is nothing but the inner voice of self-interest. Charles Baudelaire Two fundamental literary qualities: supernaturalism and irony. Charles Baudelaire Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to talk about himself. Charles Baudelaire 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. Charles Baudelaire Mistakes are the portals of discovery. James Joyce Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion. James Joyce I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality. James Joyce Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge. Arthur Rimbaud Life is the farce which everyone has to perform. Arthur Rimbaud Morality is the weakness of the brain. Arthur Rimbaud                   You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming. Pablo Neruda I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees. Pablo Neruda But from each crime are born bullets that will one day seek out in you where the heart lies. Pablo Neruda Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. William Shakespeare Hell is empty and all the devils are here. William Shakespeare Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. William Shakespeare Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. William Shakespeare There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. William Shakespeare When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools. William Shakespeare Speak low, if you speak love. William Shakespeare Love is too young to know what conscience is. William Shakespeare The love of heaven makes one heavenly. William Shakespeare I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. William Shakespeare It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams. Gabriel Garcia Marquez She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them. Gabriel Garcia Marquez There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. Ernest Hemingway This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. Dalai Lama Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. Buddha  God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. Saint Augustine