Baudelaire's important quotable statements:
1. A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.
2. Always be a poet, even in prose
3. Any healthy man can go without food for two days, but not without poetry.
4. Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of taste.
5. The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before being defeated
6. Two fundamental literary qualities: supernaturalism and irony