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A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.
Arts and Artists
Charles Baudelaire

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A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle.
Wives
Charles Baudelaire

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Any healthy man can go without food for two days -- but not without poetry.
Poetry and Poets
Charles Baudelaire

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Any man who does not accept the conditions of human life sells his soul.
Rejection
Charles Baudelaire

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Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
Bores and Boredom
Charles Baudelaire

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Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.
Reason
Charles Baudelaire

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For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
Business
Charles Baudelaire

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Hypocrite reader -- my fellow -- my brother!
Books - Reading
Charles Baudelaire

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Inspiration comes of working every day.
Work
Charles Baudelaire

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It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.
Critics and Criticism
Charles Baudelaire

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Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility.
Originality
Charles Baudelaire

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Nothing can be done except little by little.
Things and Little Things
Charles Baudelaire

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The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he doesn't exist
Devil
Charles Baudelaire

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The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep.
Prayer
Charles Baudelaire

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The world only goes round by misunderstanding.
Understanding
Charles Baudelaire

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There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.
Beauty
Charles Baudelaire

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There is no more steely barb than that of the Infinite.
Infinity
Charles Baudelaire

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What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.
Taste
Charles Baudelaire

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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