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Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly Quotes
Brief author info: Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1808-1889) French novelist and critic.
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Happy men are grave. They carry their happiness cautiously, as they would a glass filled to the brim which the slightest movement could cause to spill over, or break.
The artist's morality lies in the force and truth of his description.
Passions are less mischievous than boredom, for passions tend to diminish, boredom to increase.
The crimes of extreme civilization are probably worse than those of extreme barbarism, because of their refinement, the corruption they presuppose, and their superior degree of intellectuality.
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