Remy de Gourmont Quotes

Each man must grant himself … the morality that suits him.




Remy de Gourmont, 1858-1915, French Writer, Success and the Idea of Beauty, 1902

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Remy de Gourmont
Remy de Gourmont
  • Born: April 4, 1858
  • Died: September 27, 1915
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Novelist

Remy de Gourmont was a French Symbolist poet, novelist, and influential critic. He was widely read in his era, and an important influence on Blaise Cendrars and Georges Bataille. The spelling Rémy de Gourmont is incorrect, albeit common and used by Ezra Pound in translations of his work.