Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Paul Valéry
Paul Valéry
Paul Valéry.
BornOctober 31, 1871
Sète, France
DiedJune 20, 1945
Paris, France
French poet and essayist. Writings include Mr. Teste (1926) and "The Graveyard By the Sea" (1920).

The repository contains two quotes from Paul Valéry.

Politics and Government

Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them.

Talent

Talent without genius isn’t much, but genius without talent is nothing whatever.