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Quote Left Things don't change, but by and by our wishes change. Quote Right
Quote Left The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. Quote Right
Quote Left Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Quote Right
Quote Left The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Quote Right
Quote Left The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Quote Right
Quote Left A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left. Quote Right
Quote Left For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill Quote Right
Quote Left The features of our face are hardly more than gestures which force of habit made permanent. Nature, like the destruction of Pompeii, like the metamorphosis of a nymph into a tree, has arrested us in an accustomed movement. Quote Right
Quote Left There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book Quote Right
Quote Left We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison. Quote Right
Quote Left As the Arab proverb says, The dog barks and the caravan passes. After having dropped this quotation, Mr. Norpois stopped to judge the effect it had on us. It was great; the proverb was known to us: it had been replaced that year among men of high worth by this other: Whoever sows the wind reaps the storm, which had needed some rest since it was not as indefatigable and hardy as, Working for the King of Prussia. Quote Right
Quote Left We say that the hour of death cannot be forecast, but when we say this we imagine that hour as placed in an obscure and distant future. It never occurs to us that it has any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance. Quote Right
Quote Left If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time. Quote Right
Quote Left Desire makes everything blossom possession makes everything wither and fade. Quote Right
Quote Left The time which we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions we feel expand it, those that we inspire contract it, and habit fills up what remains. Quote Right
Quote Left All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last. Quote Right
Quote Left That translucent alabaster of our memories. Quote Right
Quote Left The happy man is not he who seems thus to others, but who seems thus to himself. Quote Right
Quote Left It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body. Quote Right
Quote Left ... automatically, worn out by the gloomy day and by the perspective of a sad tomorrow, I put in my mouth a spoonful of tea in which I had sof... Quote Right
Quote Left The world was not created once and for all time for each of us individually. There are added to it in the course of our life things of which we have never had any suspicion. Quote Right
Quote Left A cathedral, a wave of a storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped Quote Right
Quote Left A catherdral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped. Quote Right
Quote Left A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped. Quote Right
Quote Left The one thing more difficult than following a regimen is not imposing it on others. Quote Right
Quote Left We don't receive wisdom we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take us or spare us. Quote Right
Quote Left Perhaps it is nothingness which is real and our dream which is non-existent, but then we feel think that these musical phrases, and the notion... Quote Right
Quote Left It is not because other people are dead that our affection for them grows faint, it is because we ourselves are dying Quote Right
Quote Left The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace. Quote Right
Quote Left As the Arab proverb says, 'The dog barks and the caravan passes'. After having dropped this quotation, Mr. Norpois stopped to judge the effect... Quote Right
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