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Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de

Born: 1790 AD
Died: 1869 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Poets


French novelist, poet, and politician


Page last updated: 3:37am, 25th Jul '06

  • "Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys."
  • "To love for the sake of being loved is human, But to love for the sake of loving is angelic."
  • "Sad is his lot, who, once at least in his life, has not been a poet."
  • "There is a woman at the begining of all great things."
  • "Private passions grow tired and wear themselves out; political passions, never."