Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by
Quote by Andre Maurois
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.
Business is a combination of war and sport.
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love...
Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.
The really great novel tends to be the exact negative of its author's life.
In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as...
In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
All of us, from time to time, need a plunge into freedom and novelty, after...
Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the...
Writing is a difficult trade which must be learned slowly by reading great authors; by...
Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more human world
To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too...
Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too...
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no...
We appreciate frankness from those who like us. Frankness from others is called insolence.
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on...
If people waited to know one another before they married, the world wouldn't be so...