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Guillaume Apollinaire
(1880-1918) born on
Aug 26
French novelist, critic. He was an avant-garde writer who coined the term "surrealism," promoted early Cubist painters.
         
   
F
Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony. The sublime idea men have of the universe would collapse with dizzying speed. The order which we find in nature, and which is only an effect of art, would at once vanish.

R
I love men, not for what unites them, but for divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their hearts.
A
"Come to the edge," He said. They said, "We are afraid." "Come to the edge," He said. They came. He pushed them... and they flew.
N
A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.
K
Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Cubist Painters, "On Painting" (1913).
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: The Cubist Painters, "New Painters" (1913).
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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