Andre Breton 19 February 1896 – 28 September 1966

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Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession.
André Breton (1896-1966), French surrealist. Mad Love, ch. 3 (1937, trans. 1987).
The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
André Breton (1896-1966), French surrealist. Mad Love, ch. 1 (1937, trans. 1987).
It is living and ceasing to live that are imaginary solutions. Existence is elsewhere.
André Breton (1896-1966), French Surrealist. repr. In Manifestoes of Surrealism (1969). Manifesto of Surrealism (1924).

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'' L'amour est toujours devant vous. Aimez. '' Love is always before you. Love it. (André Breton)