Our religion is itself profoundly sad - a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full liberty to the individual and asks no better than to be celebrated in each man's own language - so long as he knows anguish and is a painter.
Charles Baudelaire

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The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond, and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality.

Whether you come from heaven or hell, what does it matter, O Beauty!

We are all born marked for evil.

The world only goes round by misunderstanding.

There is no dream of love, however ideal it may be, which does not end up with a fat, greedy baby hanging from the breast.

About Charles Baudelaire

Profession: Poet
Nationality: French
Born: April 9, 1821
Died: April 9, 1821

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