The earth is blue like an orange.

โ€” Paul Eluard

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We want to be, when we are young, A little man.

I would like to be a big child, Stronger and fairer than a man, And more lucid than a child.

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The language of my love does not belong to human language, my human body does not touch the flesh of my love.

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The curve of your eyes goes around my heart, A round of dance and sweetness, Halo of time, nocturnal and safe cradle, And if I don't know any more all that I've lived through It's because I haven't always been seen by you.

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Elephants are contagious.

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She is standing on my lids And her hair is in my hair She has the colour of my eye She has the body of my hand In my shade she is engulfed As a stone against the sky She will never close her eyes And she does not let me sleep And her dreams in the bright day Make the suns evaporate And me laugh cry and laugh Speak when I have nothing to say

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A woman is more beautiful than the world in which I live; and so I close my eyes.

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Even when we sleep we watch over one another.

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You cannot be known Better than I know you.

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Your eyes in which I travel Have given to signs along the roads A meaning alien to the earth.

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The front windows as are the watchmen of grief - I've been looking beyond expectation - Beyond myself - and I do not know as I love you - Which one of us is missing.

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The poet is he who inspires, rather than he who is inspired.

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Hope raises no dust.

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About Paul Eluard

Quotes 14 sayings
Nationality French
Profession Poet
Birthday October 16

I cannot be known Better than you know me Your eyes in which we sleep We together Have made for my manโ€™s gleam A better fate than for the common nights Your eyes in which I travel Have given to signs along the roads A meaning alien to the earth In your eyes who reveal to us Our endless solitude Are no longer what they thought themselves to be You cannot be known Better than I know you.

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