Poe is the only impeccable writer. He was never mistaken.
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.
A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
Politeness is organized indifference.
Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.
A man is a poet if difficulties inherent in his art provide him with ideas; he is not a poet if they deprive him of ideas.