Illuminations Quotes.

1. "Think about what you love, Hildegard. Trust it. That’s where your talents lie and that’s where you’ll find happiness, even here."
- Mary Sharratt, Illuminations

2. "True alchemy lies in this formula: ‘Your memory and your senses are but the nourishment of your creative impulse’."
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

3. "I shed more tears than God could ever have required."
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

4. "What is my nothingness to the stupor that awaits you?"
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

5. "Quand le monde sera réduit en un seul bois noir pour nos quatre yeux étonnés, - en une plage pour deux enfants fidèles, - en une maison musicale pour notre claire sympathie, - je vous trouverai."
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

6. "I have stretched ropes from bell-tower to bell-tower; garlands from window to window; chains of gold from star to star, and I dance."
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

7. "Is it possible to become ecstatic amid destruction, rejuvenate oneself through cruelty?"
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

8. "Against snow, a tall Beautiful Being. Whistlings of death and circles of muffled music make this adored body rise, swell and tremble like a ghost; scarlet and black wounds open in the magnificent flesh."
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

9. "La musique savante manque à notre désir"
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

10. "Ho teso corde da campanile a campanile; ghirlande da finestra a finestra; catene d'oro da stella a stella, e danzo."
- Arthur Rimbaud, Illuminations

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