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Results from Cole's Quotables:

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
Politics is the art of preventing people from sticking their noses in things that are properly their business.
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Paul Valéry (1871 - 1945)

Results from Rand Lindsly's Quotations:

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
A painter should not paint what he sees but what should be seen.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)

Results from Contributed Quotations:

Love is being stupid together.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
...in song the words tend to lose their significance, do often lose it, while at the other extreme, in current prose it is the musical value that tends to disappear - so that verse stands symmetrically, as it were, between song, on the one hand, and prose on the other - and is thus admirably and delicately balanced between the sensual and the intellectual power of language.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
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