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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Novelist
Nation: French
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I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.

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No one makes a revolution by himself; and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes without quite knowing how, because it is everybody who takes them in hand.

Tags: Humanity, Makes, Revolution

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

Tags: Happiness, Life, Love

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.

Tags: Give, Kindness, Yourself

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

Tags: Happiness, Life, Love

Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.

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Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?

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The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.

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Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.

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Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.

Tags: Faith, Life, Words

Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life.

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He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.

Tags: Life, Poetry, True

We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.

Tags: Book, Life, Single

Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.

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Vanity is the quicksand of reason.

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The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.

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Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

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No human creature can give orders to love.

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The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world.

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Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.

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Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.

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Every historian discloses a new horizon.

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I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest chill will not instantly destroy.

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One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.

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One changes from day to day, and... after a few years have passed one has completely altered.

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The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.

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Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.

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