Best Quotes by Alfred de Musset (Top 10)

  1. How glorious it is - and also how painful - to be an exception.
  2. You’re like a lighthouse shining beside the sea of humanity, motionless: all you can see is your own reflection in the water. You’re alone, so you think it’s a vast, magnificent panorama. You haven’t sounded the depths. You simply believe in the beauty of God’s creation. But I have spent all this time in the water, diving deep into the howling ocean of life, deeper than anyone. While you were admiring the surface, I saw the shipwrecks, the drowned bodies, the monsters of the deep
  3. I don't know where my road is going, but I know that I walk better when I hold your hand.
  4. Romanticism is the abuse of adjectives
  5. life is a deep sleep of which love is the dream
  6. Alas, everything that men say to one another is alike; the ideas they exchange are almost always the same, in their conversation. But inside all those isolated machines, what hidden recesses, what secret compartments! It is an entire world that each one carries within him, an unknown world that is born and dies in silence! What solitudes all these human bodies are!
  7. With a kiss let us set out for an unknown world.
  8. In my flowery dreams there's always you. I do not regret it one bit.
  9. Perfection does not exist; to understand it is the triumph of human intelligence; to expect to possess it is the most dangerous kind of madness.
  10. Great artists have no country.

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