Charles Pierre Baudelaire

Charles Pierre
Baudelaire
1821
1867

French Poet, Art Critic

Author Quotes

It is by universal misunderstanding that all agree. For it, by ill luck, people understood each other, they would never agree.

Sexuality is the lyricism of the masses.

What is irritating about love is that it is a crime that requires an accomplice.

A man who reforms himself has contributed his full. Every man who refuses to accept the condition of life sells his soul.

Genius is childhood recaptured.

As a remedy against all ills - poverty, sickness, and melancholy - only one thing is absolutely necessary: a liking for work.

There can be no progress - real, moral progress - except in the individual and by the individual himself.

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First Name
Charles Pierre
Last Name
Baudelaire
Birth Date
1821
Death Date
1867
Bio

French Poet, Art Critic