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Rene Char Quotes

A poet must leave traces of his passage, not proof.

Each act is virgin, even the repeated ones.

For an inheritance to be really great, the hand of the defunct must not be seen.

In action, be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.

It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state.

That which comes into the world to disturb nothing deserves neither respect nor patience.