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Gaston Bachelard
(1884-1962) born on
Jun 27
French philosopher. He worte "The Pyschoanalysis of Fire," (La psychanalyse du feu).
So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.

Reverie is not a mind vacuum. It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul.
Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need.
The words of the world want to make sentences.
To live life well is to express life poorly; if one expresses life too well, one is living it no longer.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: "The Poetics of Reverie," ch. 2, sct. 3, 1960; tr. 1969.
A: "The Psychoanalysis of Fire," ch. 2, "Fire and Reverie," 1938; tr. 1964.
N: "The Poetics of Reverie," ch. 5, sct. 4, 1960; tr. 1969.
K: "Fragments of a Poetics of Fire," "A Retrospective Glance at the Lifework of a Master of Books." 1988; tr. 1990.

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