Paul Éluard was the nom de plume of Eugène Grindel (December 14, 1895 – November 18, 1952), a French poet who was active in the Dada and Surrealist movements.
- His fables so brutally imposed, sweated by heart. Their morality is a prison which I don't want to penetrate anymore.
- Une femme est plus belle que le monde où je vis, Et je ferme les yeux.
- A woman is more beautiful than the world in which I live, and I close my eyes.
- Cited: Leon-Gabriel Gros. "A miracol mostrare." Cahiers du Sud. (1953) p 36.
- Citation reported: Sara Sturm-Maddox. Petrarch's laurels. (1992). Penn State Press. p 68.
- Elephants are contagious.
- Farewell sadness good day sadness you are inscribed in the lines of the ceiling.
- Hope raises no dust.
- Earth is blue like an orange.
- The role of the artist is to guide...to teach us to see..and to show us the way from the letter to the spirit.
- There is another world, but it is in this one.
Capital Of Pain
- Make the sure one laugh, was she in stone? She will melt.