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Paul Valery

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”

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Handbook

The Merciless Intimacy of Driven Conversations

Paul Valéry, in his notebooks, wrote a little paragraph about conversations.

We all know what is a good conversation, right? Valéry throws some elements, like a puzzle (each one could become an article), to understand “this” type conversation : 128 more words

Edward Hirsch on walking

“I love the leisurely amplitude, the spaciousness, of taking a walk, of heading somewhere, anywhere, on foot. I love the sheer adventure of it, of setting out and taking off. 227 more words

Roger W. Smith

GIULIANA CUNEAZ : Remaking the Natural Magic

I speak within the time and out of time.
I speak for yesterday and today;
for yesterday which is a lesson of life,
for today which is a lesson of death. 1,296 more words

Twilights

Paris Time Patrol. Final countdown...

“Louvre, Pavillon de Flore, early 21st century.”

“Captain, if I may?”

“Yes, Scotty. You may.”

“We’re running out of fuel, Sir, I mean material.” 631 more words

Travel

Florilegium Historicum IX

L’avenir est comme le reste: il n’est plus ce qu’il était. J’entends par là que nous ne savons plus penser à lui avec quelque confiance dans nos inductions. 191 more words

History