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Engrave this Quote There are two ways to aquire the niceties of life:
1) To produce them or
2) To plunder them.
When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery, Economic Sophisms
Attitude
Engrave this Quote Our judgments judge us; and nothing reveals us or exposes our weaknesses more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Belief
Engrave this Quote That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being false.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery, La Jeune Parque, Le Cimitiere Marin
Creativity
Engrave this Quote Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Endings
Engrave this Quote Every beginning is a consequence - every beginning ends some thing.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Mistakes
Engrave this Quote Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being the helpless prey of impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, and crowning injury inflicts upon him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Poetry
Engrave this Quote A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Science
Engrave this Quote Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Engrave this Quote Science is feasible when the variables are few and can be enumerated; when their combinations are distinct and clear. We are tending toward the condition of science and aspiring to do it. The artist works out his own formulas; the interest of science lies in the art of making science.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Self Respect
Engrave this Quote What others think of us would be of little moment did it not, when known, so deeply tinge what we think of ourselves.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Thought
Engrave this Quote Man's great misfortune is that he has no organ, no kind of eyelid or brake, to mask or block a thought, or all thought, when he wants to.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Engrave this Quote A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Time
Engrave this Quote The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Truth
Engrave this Quote Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very flesh.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Work
Engrave this Quote A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery
Worry
Engrave this Quote If some great catastrophe is not announced every morning, we feel a certain void. nothing in the paper today , we sigh.
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-Paul Ambroise Valery

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