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Science and art quote

3 Apr

Science makes discoveries; Art composes works. Science is an acquirement of man; Science is a ladder: one savant mounts above his fellow. Poetry is a soaring flight.

William Shakespeare by Victor Hugo

Poetry, like Science, has an abstract …

23 Mar

Poetry, like Science, has an abstract root. Science produces from that root masterpieces of metal, wood, fire, or air,- machine, ship, locomotive, aerostat; Poetry causes to grow from it the masterpiece of flesh and blood, Iliad, Song of Songs, Romancero, Divine Comedy, Macbeth.

William Shakespeare by Victor Hugo 

Poetry is the poet`s own. Let us be respectful before the …

15 Mar

Poetry is the poet`s own. Let us be respectful before the possible, of which no one knows the limit. Let us be attentive and serious before the extra – human, out of which we come, and which awaits us; but let us not degrade the great workers of the world by hypotheses of a mysterious assistance which is not necessary; let us leave to the brain that which belongs to it, and agree that the productions of genius are a superhuman offspring of man.

William Shakespeare by Victor Hugo 

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