théophile delcassé quotes - 10 of
France is not poetic; she even feels, in fact, a congenital horror of poetry. Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will
To handle a language skillfully is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery.
Where one should see only what is beautiful, our public looks only for what is true.
In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us.
Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
It is one of the prodigious privileges of art that the horrific, artistically expressed, becomes beauty, and that sorrow, given rh
All abstract sciences are nothing but the study of relations between signs.
Any man who does not have his inner world to translate is not an artist.
Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.
The word poet literally means maker: anything which is not well made doesn't exist.
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