Quotes by Emil Cioran

About Emil Cioran:

Emil Michel Cioran was a Romanian philosopher and essayist, who published works in both Romanian and French. Cioran was born in R??inari, Sibiu County, which was part of Austria-Hungary at the time. His first French book, A Short History of Decay, was awarded the prestigious Rivarol Prize in 1950. It was the only book for which he accepted an award given to him, claiming that it would have been insolent of him to refuse it. The Latin Quarter of Paris was his permanent residence and he lived much of his life in isolation with his partner Simone Boué.

Author Bio

  • NameEmil Cioran
  • DescriptionRomanian philosopher and essayist
  • BornApril 8, 1911
  • DiedJune 20, 1995
  • CountryRomania
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Author