Gerard De Nerval Quotes

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Born: May 22, 1808, Paris, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Paris, France, January 26, 1855
Occupation: Author

1.
Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
- Gerard De Nerval

2.
Our dreams are a second life. I have never been able to penetrate without a shudder those ivory or horned gates which separate us from the invisible world.
- Gerard De Nerval

3.
The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.
- Gerard De Nerval

4.
When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream, between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection, it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.
- Gerard De Nerval

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