Look for a long time at what pleases you, and a longer time at what pains you.
Quote by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette Quotes
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
Never touch a butterfly's wing with your finger.
One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.
But just as delicate fare does not stop you from craving for saveloys, so tried...
A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent...
You do not notice changes in what is always before you.
My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion...
To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.
Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.
It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in...
In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to...
Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a...
On this narrow planet, we have only the choice between two unknown worlds. One of...
A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than...
If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without truffles.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.
I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I...
There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others...