Charles Baudelaire Quotes

Who is Charles Baudelaire?

Charles Baudelaire was a French romantic poet in 19th century Paris.

Born April 09, 1821
Died August 31, 1867

Best 12 Quotes by Charles Baudelaire

“A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.”

“A multitude of small delights constitute happiness.”

“Always be a poet, even in prose.”

“Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recaptured at will.”

“He who looks through an open window sees fewer things than he who looks through a closed window.”

“I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.”

“If the word doesn't exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn’t exist.”

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“No task is a long one but the task on which one dare not start. It becomes a nightmare.”

“One should always be drunk. That's all that matters... But with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you chose. But get drunk.”

“Remembering is only a new form of suffering.”

“The beautiful is always bizarre.”

“The devil's finest trick is to persuade you that he does not exist.”

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