History is condemned, by a defect of nature, to lies.
1892 La Vie litte raire, pt.17.
Books are the opium of the West.Thibault
Hunger and love are the two axes of the world.Thibault
I hold on to my imperfection as tightly as my reason for being.Thibault
There is always a moment when curiosity becomes a sin and the devil is always on the side of the learned.Thibault
The good critic is one who recognizes the adventures of his own soul in great works of art.Thibault
Truths discovered by intelligence are sterile.Thibault