French Novelist Quotes


443 French Novelist quotes:



"Read much, but not many books."
"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness."
"The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike."
"Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when he does not wish to sign his work."
"A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way."
"Only men who are not interested in women are interested in women's clothes. Men who like women never notice what they wear."
"Patience is the art of hoping."
"It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship."
"That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future."
"You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving."
"One can't carry one's father's corpse about everywhere."
"The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling."
"I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate."
Author: Duras Quotes Category: French Novelist Quotes Journalism Quotes
"First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time."
"It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion."
"Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else?"
"It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not."
"The more one judges, the less one loves."
Author: Balzac Quotes Category: French Novelist Quotes Censure Quotes
"You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they're simply unbearable."
"Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling."


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