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Quotation by Gérard De Nerval
When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream, between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection, it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.
Gérard De Nerval (1808–1855), French novelist, poet. repr. In Selected Writings, ed. and trans. by Geoffrey Wagner (1958). Aurélia, pt. 2, ch. 1 (1855).
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