Ruben Dario Quotes (4 quotes)
“I seek a form that my style cannot discover,
a bud of thought that wants to be a rose.”
Prosas Profanas y Otros Poemas (Profane Hymns and Other Poems). I Seek a Form (1896)
“The tree is happy because it is scarcely sentient;
the hard rock is happier still, it feels nothing:
there is no pain as great as being alive,
no burden heavier than that of conscious life.”
Fatalidad (Fatality) - Los Cisnes y Otros Poemas (The Swans and Other Poems) (1905)
Pity for Him Who One Day - Los Cisnes y Otros Poemas (The Swans and Other Poems) (1905)
“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.”
As You Like It (1599–1600), Act II, scene vii.
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRuben Dario
Born: January 18, 1867
Died: February 6, 1916 (aged 49)
Occupation: Poet, journalist
Bio: Félix Rubén García Sarmiento, known as Rubén Darío, was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish literature and journalism.