In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.
Quote by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical...
Look for a long time at what pleases you, and a longer time at what...
Never touch a butterfly's wing with your finger.
The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
And what a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised.
On this narrow planet, we have only the choice between two unknown worlds. One of...
The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who...
You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be...
Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at...
To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.
A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
But just as delicate fare does not stop you from craving for saveloys, so tried...
The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down...
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light...
Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.
If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without truffles.
No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.
One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.
You do not notice changes in what is always before you.