A Season in Hell
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"A Season in Hell" Quotes

By Arthur Rimbaud

poetry | 87 pages | Published in NaN

ISBN_13: 9780821224588

Quotes

I believe that I am in Hell, therefore I am.

Arthur Rimbaud

I say that one must be a seer, make oneself a seer.

Arthur Rimbaud

To be damned is to love oneself madly.

Arthur Rimbaud

I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of squandering some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.

Arthur Rimbaud

The poet makes himself a seer by a long, immense, and reasoned derangement of all the senses.

Arthur Rimbaud

What can one do in the face of this? Try my luck at anything whatever.

Arthur Rimbaud

I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still.

Arthur Rimbaud

One must be absolutely modern.

Arthur Rimbaud

The poet is a thief of fire.

Arthur Rimbaud

Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.

Arthur Rimbaud