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Quote Left Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence. Quote Right
Quote Left Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall. Quote Right
Quote Left Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time. Quote Right
Quote Left The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. Quote Right
Quote Left The miracle on earth are the laws of heaven. Quote Right
Quote Left Because the heart beats under a covering of hair, of fur, feathers, or wings, it is, for that reason, to be of no account? Quote Right
Quote Left One does not adopt a new idea, one slips into it. Quote Right
Quote Left A writer must refuse to allow himself to be transformed into an institution. Quote Right
Quote Left A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. Quote Right
Quote Left Existence precedes and rules essence. Quote Right
Quote Left Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time. Quote Right
Quote Left Hell is other people. Quote Right
Quote Left Words are loaded pistols. Quote Right
Quote Left Man is a useless passion. Quote Right
Quote Left Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out. Quote Right
Quote Left Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm. When a storm approaches thee, be as fragrant as a sweet-smelling flower. Quote Right
Quote Left As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity. Quote Right
Quote Left Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in life. Quote Right
Quote Left I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more. Quote Right
Quote Left I am responsible for everything except for my very responsibility, for I am not the foundation of my being. Therefore everything takes place as if I were compelled to be responsible. I am abandoned in the world... in the sense that I find myself suddenly alone and without help, engaged in a world for which I bear the whole responsibility without being able, whatever I do, to tear myself away from this responsibility for an instant. Quote Right
Quote Left Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good; try to use ordinary situations. Quote Right
Quote Left Everything has been figured out, except how to live. Quote Right
Quote Left I am condemned to freedom. I am not free because I can make choices, but because I must make them, all the time, even when I think I have no choice to make. Quote Right
Quote Left Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives. Quote Right
Quote Left Man is not the sum of what he has already, but rather the sum of what he does not yet have, of what he could have. Quote Right
Quote Left If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat. Quote Right
Quote Left No one is more profoundly sad as one who laughs too much. Quote Right
Quote Left One always dies too soon—or too late. And yet, life is there, finished: the line is drawn, and it must all be added up. You are nothing othe... Quote Right
Quote Left Everything has been figured out except how to live. Quote Right
Quote Left Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good try to use ordinary situations. Quote Right
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