Hippolyte Adolphe Taine, 1828 - 1893
print of a portrait by Léon Bonnat (ca. 1890)
Born: 21 April 1828, Vouziers, France
Died: 5 March 1893, Paris, France
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Hippolyte Taine quotes:
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- A fixed idea is like the iron rod which sculptors put in their statues. It impales and sustains. permalink
- I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. permalink
- Man, like everything else that lives, changes with the air that sustains him. permalink
A Thousand Flashes of French Wit, Wisdom, and Wickedness, J. De Finod, translator and compiler (1886)
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