Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either.
Quote by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette Quotes
To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.
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.
My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion...
A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent...
One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.
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...
No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down...
On this narrow planet, we have only the choice between two unknown worlds. One of...
Never touch a butterfly's wing with your finger.
A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
Look for a long time at what pleases you, and a longer time at what...
Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a...
In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to...
You do not notice changes in what is always before you.
The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others...
The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.