Edmond De Goncourt Quotes

Edmond De Goncourt Quotes: One of the proud joys of the man of letters --if that man of letters is an artist is to feel within himself the power to immortalize at will anything he chooses to immortalize. Insignificant though he may be, he is conscious of possessing a creative divinity. God creates lives; the man of imagination creates fictional lives which may make a profound and as it were more living impression on the world's memory.
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Edmond De Goncourt Quote: Princes enjoy themselves like children in the company of ordinary human beings.
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Quotes about Edmond De Goncourt: Any man who does not see everything in terms of self, that is to say who wants to be something in respect of other men, to do good to them or simply give them something to do, is unhappy, disconsolate, and accursed.
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