Raymond Queneau Quotes & Sayings

19 most famous Raymond Queneau quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was a French poet who passed away on 25 October, 1976.

Raymond Queneau Quotes
“The Odyssey is the story of someone who, in the course of diverse experiences, acquires a personality or affirms and recovers his personality.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“Ulysses finds himself unchanged, aside from his experience, at the end of his odyssey.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“We have gotten away from this double aspect of either putting the character back into historical events or of making a historical event of his very life.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“It doesn't seem to me that anyone has discovered much that's new since the Iliad or the Odyssey.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“Religions tend to disappear with man's good fortune.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“A very great Iliad... concerns the creation of a nation.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“All confessions are Odysseys.”
Raymond Queneau Quotes
“One can easily classify all works of fiction either as descendants of the Iliad or of the Odyssey.”

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