Théophile Gautier Quotes
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Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
I am a man for whom the visible world exists.
Of all ruins, the ruin of man is the saddest to contemplate.
Eyes so transparent that through them one sees the lucent soul.
O poets! what injury you have done us, and how right Plato was to banish you from his republic! How your ambrosia has rendered more bitter our absinthe! How have we found our lives more barren and more desolate, after having turned our eyes toward the sublime perspectives which your dreams have opened in the infinite!