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We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.
There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses.
O months of blossoming, months of transfigurations, May without cloud and June stabbed to the heart, I shall not ever forget the lilacs or the roses Nor those the spring has kept folded away apart.
O month of flowerings, month of metamorphoses,
May without cloud and June that was stabbed,
I shall never forget the lilac and the roses
Nor those whom spring has kept in its folds.
Error is certainty's constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything said about truth may equally well be said about error: the delusion will be no greater.
There exists a black kingdom which the eyes of man avoid because its landscape fails signally to flatter them. This darkness, which he imagines he can dispense with in describing the light, is error.
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It may be that there is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
October 3, 1897
December 24, 1982
Louis Aragon was a French poet, novelist and editor, a long-time member of the Communist Party and a member of the Académie Goncourt.
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Les yeux d'Elsa (1942)
La Diane française (1944)
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