"I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Charles Baudelaire on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Charles Baudelaire on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Charles Baudelaire on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Charles Baudelaire on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Charles Baudelaire on Abraham Lincoln
"Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally goodness is always the product of some art."
"What is art? Prostitution."
"To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts."
"A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else."
"Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate good is always the product of an art."