Paul Éluard

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.

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  • His fables so brutally imposed, sweated by heart. Their morality is a prison which I don't want to penetrate anymore.
    • Paul Éluard on La Fontaine
    • Attributed by: Ivry, Benjamin (1996). Francis Poulenc, p.125, 20th-Century Composers series. Phaidon Press Limited. ISBN 071483503X.
  • 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.
  • Il y a assurément un autre monde, mais il est dans celui-ci...
    • There is another world, but it is in this one.
    • Œuvres complètes, vol. 1, Gallimard, 1968.

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  • 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.

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