17 Top Alphonse De Lamartine Quotes Everyone Must Know
Alphonse de Lamartine was a renowned poet, historian, and statesman known as one of the influential figures of the ‘Romantic Movement in French Literature’. During the initial days of his career, he traveled a lot to write many poetic verses. This helped him publish his first poetry collection titled ‘Les Méditations Poétiques’ which turned out to be a huge success as it brought comprehensive change in the French Literature. He even joined the diplomatic corps as a secretary to the French Embassy at Naples. He further went on to write a couple of books including ‘Meditations Poétiques’ before being awarded as the ‘Legion of Honor’ by Charles X. His reputation as a poet inducted him into the ‘French Academy’ where he looked into the problems faced by the French language. He further traveled to various countries including Syria and during this period the death of his daughter made him leave diplomatic services and turn towards politics for the betterment of the society. He actively participated in politics and also published some of his great books including his most notable work titled ‘Recueillements Poétiquesme’. He was even elected as the minister of foreign affairs in the new provisional government but with the return of Napoleon he was compelled to return to writing for survival. He is noted for his insightful thoughts on power, politics, love, life, enchanted, heart, Islam, Muhammad, God, soul, human and truth. The below collection of Alphonse de Lamartine’s most famous quotes have been excerpted from his writings, poems, books and thoughts. We bring to you a collection of sayings and quotations by Alphonse de Lamartine.