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Arthur Rimbaud
October 20, 1854 - November 10, 1891
Nationality: French
Category: Poet
Subcategory: French Poet

I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own.


Romanticism has never been properly judged. Who was there to judge it? The critics!


Misfortune was my god.


Only divine love bestows the keys of knowledge.


But, truly, I have wept too much! The Dawns are heartbreaking. Every moon is atrocious and every sun bitter.


I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.


I believe that I am in hell, therefore I am there.


Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.


Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.

    Topics: Childhood

I is another.

    Topics: Short

Morality is the weakness of the brain.


I'm intact, and I don't give a damn.


Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.


I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star, and I dance.


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