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Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of read more

Ideas are refined and multiplied in the commerce of minds. In their splendor, images effect a very simple communion of souls.rn

by Gaston Bachelard Found in: Ideas Quotes,
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If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the read more

If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.

by Gaston Bachelard Found in: Home Quotes,
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There is no original truth, only original error.

There is no original truth, only original error.

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To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language read more

To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.

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A word is a bud attempting to become a twig. How can one not dream while writing? It is the read more

A word is a bud attempting to become a twig. How can one not dream while writing? It is the pen which dreams. The blank page gives the right to dream.

by Gaston Bachelard Found in: Dreams Quotes,
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Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.

Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.

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Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.

Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.

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Poetry is one of the destinies of speech... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a read more

Poetry is one of the destinies of speech... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language.

by Gaston Bachelard Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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The great function of poetry is to give back to us the situations of our dreams.

The great function of poetry is to give back to us the situations of our dreams.

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A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.

A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language, of language, and for language.

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