Guillaume Apollinaire

1880 - 1918

A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire on life

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Vienne la nuit sonne l'heure
Les jours s'en vont je demeure

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

Source: "Le Pont Mirabeau," by Guillaume Apollinaire

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire

"Come to the edge," he said.
"We can't, we're afraid!" they responded.
"Come to the edge," he said.
"We can't, We will fall!" they responded.
"Come to the edge," he said.
And so they came.
And he pushed them.
And they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire on nature, purity, truth, and unity

The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire on art, instinct, personality, personality, and purity

To insist on purity is to baptize instinct, to humanize art, and to deify personality.

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire on good, happiness, and justice

Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire on death and soul

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It's raining my soul, it's raining, but it's raining dead eyes.

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire

Come to the edge, he said. They said, we are afraid. Come to the edge, he said. They came, he pushed them and they flew.

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire on art, ideas, men, nature, order, poets, and universe

Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony. The sublime idea men have of the universe would collapse with dizzying speed. The order which we find in nature, and which is only an effect of art, would at once vanish.

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire on nature

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A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

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A Quote by Guillaume Apollinaire on men

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Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.

Guillaume Apollinaire (1880 - 1918)

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