Paul Louis Charles Claudel

1868 - 1955

A Quote by Paul Louis Charles Claudel on magic and words

The words I use Are everyday words and yet are not the same! You will find no rhymes in my verse, no magic. There are your very own phrases.

Paul Louis Charles Claudel (1868 - 1955)

Source: La Muse Qui Est la Grace, 1910

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A Quote by Paul Louis Charles Claudel on earth, hell, imagination, and paradise

When man tries to imagine Paradise on earth, the immediate result is a very respectable Hell.

Paul Louis Charles Claudel (1868 - 1955)

Source: Conversations dans le Loir-et-Cher, 1929

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A Quote by Paul Louis Charles Claudel on poets

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You explain nothing, O poet, but thanks to you all things become explicable.

Paul Louis Charles Claudel (1868 - 1955)

Source: La Ville, 1897, act I

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