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Paul Valéry : "Our talents press us to employ themselves...

I always come back to Paul Valéry’s notebooks. This guy is the most generous French thinker EVER.

Those who know these work, when they meet, have a special smile. 247 more words



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I would prefer not to?

Por que razão se cala uma pessoa? Por que razão se deixa de escrever?

Sempre encarei a escrita como uma necessidade, como um movimento de respiração; a escrita como vida, a lembrar Clarice Lispector – “quando não escrevo estou morta”. 349 more words


“Le vent se lève, il faut tenter de vivre.” — Paul Valéry



  1. “We judge others instantly by their clothes, their cars, their appearance, their race, their education, their social status. The list is endless. What gets me is that most people decide who another person is before they have even spoken to them.
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“There is in you, something equal to what is beyond you.”

—Paul Valery.

Thought For Today

Paul Valéry : "The adversary's great triumph...

The adversary’s great triumph is have you believe what he says of you

Paul Valéry

“Le grand triomphe de l’adversaire est de vous faire croire ce qu’il dit de vous.” 6 more words