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The poet's expression of joy conceals his despair at not having found the reality of joy.
What is called a sincere work [of art] is one that is endowed with enough strength to give reality to an illusion.
The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.
When you get to the point where you cheat for the sake of beauty, you're an artist.
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Everything has been said yet few have taken advantage of it. Since all our knowledge is essentially banal, it can only be of value to minds that are not.
July 12, 1876
March 5, 1944
Max Jacob was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic.
The selected poems of Max Jacob
Dreaming the miracle
The dice cup
Saint Matorel (1911)
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