Benedetto Croce Quote

Poetry is produced not by the mere caprice of pleasure, but by natural necessity. It is the primary activity of the human mind.


The Philosophy of Giambattista Vico by Benedetto Croce, trans. R. G. Collingwood (London 1923).

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Poetry is produced not by the mere caprice of pleasure, but by natural necessity. It is the primary activity of the human mind.

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Poetry is produced not by the mere caprice of pleasure, but by natural necessity. It is the primary activity of the human mind.

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Poetry is produced not by the mere caprice of pleasure, but by natural necessity. It is the primary activity of the human mind.

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Poetry is produced not by the mere caprice of pleasure, but by natural necessity. It is the primary activity of the human mind.