Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
Quote by Jules Renard
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also...
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.
The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.
The bourgeois are other people.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness: there is also the success of others
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an...
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if...
There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees...
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
We are so happy to advise others that occasionally we even do it in their...
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for...
As I grow to understand life less and less, I learn to live it more...
Fame is a constant effort.
Socialism must come down from the brain and reach the heart.
Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people...
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar...
It is with noble sentiments that bad literature gets written
Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.
Every writer I know has trouble writing.
Writing is a difficult trade which must be learned slowly by reading great authors; by...