Benjamin Constant

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Henri-Benjamin Constant de Rebecque (25 October 1767 – 8 December 1830) was a Swiss-born French politician, writer on politics and on religion, and author of the novel, Adolphe. He was a fervent liberal. more »

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  • ''Art for art's sake, with no purpose, for any purpose perverts art. But art achieves a purpose which is not its own.''
    Benjamin Constant (1767-1834), French politician, philosopher, author. Journal Intime, journal entry, Feb. 11, 1804, Revue Internationale (Jan. 10, 18...
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