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Guillaume Apollinaire
August 26, 1880 - November 9, 1918
Nationality: French
Category: Novelist
Subcategory: French Novelist

I hate artists who are not of their time.


Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.


A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.


Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.


I love men, not for what unites them, but for what divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their hearts.


The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.


Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.


Joy always came after pain.


One can't carry one's father's corpse about everywhere.


When man wanted to make a machine that would walk he created the wheel, which does not resemble a leg.


It's raining my soul, it's raining, but it's raining dead eyes.


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