Inspirational Quotes from Guillaume Apollinaire

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

Guillaume Apollinaire

It’s raining my soul, it’s raining, but it’s raining dead eyes.

Guillaume Apollinaire

Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature’s monotony.

Guillaume Apollinaire

The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.

Guillaume Apollinaire

When man wanted to make a machine that would walk he created the wheel, which does not resemble a leg.

Guillaume Apollinaire

I love men, not for what unites them, but for what divides them, and I want to know most of all what gnaws at their hearts.

Guillaume Apollinaire

Joy always came after pain.

Guillaume Apollinaire

A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.

Guillaume Apollinaire

Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.

Guillaume Apollinaire

I hate artists who are not of their time.

Guillaume Apollinaire

One can’t carry one’s father’s corpse about everywhere.

Guillaume Apollinaire