Carlos Drummond de Andrade Quotes (1 quote)
“The nearer emotional life approaches to hysteria, to continual outward show, the less genuine it becomes. Feeling becomes equated with vehemence of expression, so that insincerity becomes permanent.”
―Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)
A Neglected Genius (Winter 2004) - City Journal (1998 - 2008)
“A finite interval of time generally contains an innumerable series of feelings; and when these become welded together in association the result is a general idea.”
―Charles Sanders Peirce
The Law of Mind (1892)
Josh Billings: His Works, Complete (G.W. Carlton & Company, 1881), p. 235
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCarlos Drummond de Andrade
Born: October 31, 1902
Died: August 17, 1987 (aged 84)
Bio: Carlos Drummond de Andrade was perhaps the most influential Brazilian poet of the 20th century. He has become something of a national poet; his poem Canção Amiga was printed on the 50 cruzados bill. He is considered to be among the greatest Brazilian poets of all time.