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13 Famous Quotes by Louis Aragon
10/3/1897 - 12/24/1982
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Aragon, Louis     Aragon
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We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.

Idiots Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.

Zone Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.

Negativity Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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Love is made by two people, in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd, but in an oblivious crowd.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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Love is made by two people in different kinds of solitude. It can be in a crowd but in an oblivious crowd.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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We know that the nature of genius is to provide idiots with ideas twenty years later.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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The function of genius is to furnish cretins with ideas twenty years later.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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Can the knowledge deriving from reason even begin to compare with knowledge perceptible by sense?

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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Error is certainty's constant companion. Error is the corollary of evidence. And anything said about truth may equally well be said about error: the delusion will be no greater.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had already expelled you from my dreams, now I have reached a point where those dreams are about to become fused with apparent realities: now there is only room here for myself.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Louis Aragon

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