Sidonie Gabrielle Quotes

25 Sidonie Gabrielle quotes:

"Total absence of humor renders life impossible."
"The writer who loses his self-doubt, who gives way as he grows old to a sudden euphoria, to prolixity, should stop writing immediately: the time has come for him to lay aside his pen."
"January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead."
"The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives."
Author: Gabrielle Quotes Category: French Novelist Quotes Excess Quotes
"You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."
"Real poverty is lack of books"
"A kindly gesture bestowed by us on an animal arouses prodigies of understanding and gratitude"
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"There are no ordinary cats."
Author: Gabrielle Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"We don't feel at ease here: we are surrounded by too much beauty"
Author: Gabrielle Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"On this narrow planet, we have only the choice between two unknown worlds. One of them tempts us -ah! what a dream, to live in that! -the other stifles us at the first breath."
Author: Gabrielle Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall."
"In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge."
"My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved."
"Be happy. It's one way of being wise."
"Writing only leads to more writing."
"Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it."
"I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart."
"No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object."
Author: Gabrielle Quotes Category: French Novelist Quotes Temptation Quotes
"Never touch a butterfly's wing with your finger."
"I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering."

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