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Paul Valery
(1871-1945) born on
Oct 30
French poet, critic. He is best known for his association with the symbolists and his greatest poem "The Young Fate," 1917.
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.

Serious-minded people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death.
The world acquires value only through its extremes and endures only through moderation; extremists make the world great, the moderates give it stability.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Moralitps," 1932; repr. in "Collected Works," vol. 14, " Analects," ed. by J. Matthews, 1970.
R: In "The Executives Quotation Book," ed. by James Charlton, 1993.
A: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
N: "Recollection" in "Collected Works," vol. 1, 1972.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.

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