Aesthetic emotion puts man in a state favorable to the reception of erotic emotion. Art is the accomplice of love. Take love away and there is no longer art.
Remy de Gourmont
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Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him.
Very simple ideas lie within the reach only of complex minds.
Life is a series of sensations connected to different states of consciousness.
Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.
Thinking is hard work. One can't bear burdens and ideas at the same time.
Try to put well in practice what you already know. In so doing, you will, in good time, discover the hidden things you now inquire about.
If the secret of being a bore is to tell all, the secret of pleasing is to say just enough to be - not understood, but divined.
In order to understand life it is not only necessary not to be indifferent to men, but not to be indifferent to flocks, to trees. One should be indifferent to nothing.
We live less and less, and we learn more and more. Sensibility is surrendering to intelligence.
Of all the sexual aberrations, perhaps the most peculiar is chastity.
Man has made use of his intelligence, he invented stupidity.