Isidor Ducasse Lautréamont citáty

Isidor Ducasse Lautréamont foto
1  0

Isidor Ducasse Lautréamont

Datum narození:4. duben 1846
Datum úmrtí:24. listopad 1870
Další jména: Lautréamont

Comte de Lautréamont, vlastním jménem Isidore Lucien Ducasse, byl francouzský básník, předchůdce a vzor dadaistů a surrealistů.

Citáty Isidor Ducasse Lautréamont

„I sought a soul that might resemble mine, and I could not find it. I scanned all the crannies of the earth: my perseverance was useless. Yet I could not remain alone. There had to be someone who would approve of my character; there had to be someone with the same ideas as myself. It was morning. The sun in all his magnificence rose on the horizon, and behold, there also appeared before my eyes a young man whose presence made flowers grow as he passed. He approached me and held out his hand: “I have come to you, you who seek me. Let us give thanks for this happy day.” But I replied: “Go! I did not summon you. I do not need your friendship….” It was evening. Night was beginning to spread the blackness of her veil over nature. A beautiful woman whom I could scarcely discern also exerted her bewitching sway upon me and looked at me with compassion. She did not, however, dare speak to me. I said: “Come closer that I may discern your features clearly, for at this distance the starlight is not strong enough to illumine them.” Then, with modest demeanour, eyes lowered, she crossed the greensward and reached my side. I said as soon as I saw her: “I perceive that goodness and justice have dwelt in your heart: we could not live together. Now you are admiring my good looks which have bowled over more than one woman. But sooner or later you would regret having consecrated your love to me, for you do not know my soul. Not that I shall be unfaithful to you: she who devotes herself to me with so much abandon and trust — with the same trust and abandon do I devote myself to her. But get this into your head and never forget it: wolves and lambs look not on one another with gentle eyes.” What then did I need, I who rejected with disgust what was most beautiful in humanity!“

— Comte de Lautréamont
Maldoror and the Complete Works

Další
Dnešní výročí
Friedrich Nietzsche foto
Friedrich Nietzsche184
německý filozof, spisovatel 1844 - 1900
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse foto
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse17
anglický autor 1881 - 1975
Robert Konečný foto
Robert Konečný1
český filozof, psychiatr, psycholog a spisovatel 1906 - 1981
Louis Eugene Marie Bautain foto
Louis Eugene Marie Bautain1
francouzský filozof a teolog 1796 - 1867
Dalších 28 dnešních výročí
Podobní autoři
Pierre Reverdy foto
Pierre Reverdy5
francouzský básník
Paul Verlaine foto
Paul Verlaine1
francouzský básník
émile Augier foto
émile Augier1
francouzský spisovatel
Jean De La Fontaine foto
Jean De La Fontaine46
francouzský básník, spisovatel a autor bajek
Iwan Goll foto
Iwan Goll5
francouzský-německý básník
Jean-nicolas Arthur Rimbaud foto
Jean-nicolas Arthur Rimbaud12
francouzský dekadentní a symbolistický básník
Charles Baudelaire foto
Charles Baudelaire31
francouzský básník
Paul Valéry foto
Paul Valéry47
francouzský básník, esejista a filozof
Jacques Prevért foto
Jacques Prevért20
francouzský autor, scénárista
Théophile Gautier foto
Théophile Gautier11
francouzský spisovatel