Paul Valery Quote: “The folly of mistaking a paradox…”

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.

Paul Valery


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Name: Paul Valery
Profession: Poet
Nationality: French
Birthday: October 30, 1871
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