Science is the poetry of the intellect and poetry the science of the heart’s affections.

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Art like life is an open secret

CONSEQUENTIAL DATA

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(e)
Of Da Capo: “Gamblers and lovers really play to lose.”

(f)
“Art like life is an open secret.”

(g)
Science is the poetry of the intellect and poetry the science of the heart’s affections.

(h)
“Truth is independent of fact. It does not mind being disproved. It is already dispossessed in utterance.”

(i)
“I love the French edition with its uncut pages. I would not want a reader too lazy to use a knife on me.”

(j)
“In a book of poems: “One to be taken from time to time as needed and allowed to dissolve in the mind.”


by Lawrence Durrell (27 February 1912 – 7 November 1990)
from Balthazar
second book in the Alexandria Quartet
image – Snap®

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