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Georges Bataille

Georges Albert Maurice Victor Bataille (; 10 September 1897 – 9 July 1962) was a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, anthropology, philosophy, economy, sociology and history of art. Eroticism, sovereignty, and transgression are at the core of his writings.

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    Eroticism is assenting to life even in death.
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    General de Gaulle was a thoroughly bad boy. The day he arrived, he thought he was Joan of Arc and the following day he insisted that he was Georges Clemenceau.
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    Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
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