(16 Mar 1908 - 21 May 1944)
French poet and critic who published avant-garde poetry beginning in his late teens. He died at an early age of tuberculosis, having risked his health by experimenting with pyschoactive chemicals and drugs.
Science Quotes by Renι Daumal (1 quote)
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
— Renι Daumal
'The Lie of the Truth'. (1938) translated by Phil Powrie (1989). In Carol A. Dingle, Memorable Quotations (2000), 61.