Colette Quotes

Top 57 wise famous quotes and sayings by Colette

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Colette quotes: Writing only leads to more writing. Writing only leads to more writing.
Colette quotes: That lovely voice; how I should weep for joy if I could hear it now! That lovely voice; how I should weep for joy if I could hear it now!
Colette quotes: Music is love in search of a word. Music is love in search of a word.
Colette quotes: If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without truffles. If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without truffles.
Colette quotes: I want nothing from love, in short, but love. I want nothing from love, in short, but love.
Colette quotes: It is the image in the mind that links us to our lost treasures; but it is the loss that shapes the image, gathers the flowers, weaves the garland. It is the image in the mind that links us to our lost treasures; but it is the loss that shapes the image, gathers the flowers, weaves the garland.
Colette quotes: Don't ever wear artistic jewelry; it wrecks a woman's reputation Don't ever wear artistic jewelry; it wrecks a woman's reputation
Colette quotes: Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.
Colette quotes: My true friends always gave me this supreme proof of attachment: a spontaneous aversion to the men I loved. My true friends always gave me this supreme proof of attachment: a spontaneous aversion to the men I loved.
Colette quotes: I did not look for her, because I was afraid of dispelling the mystery we attach to people whom we know only casually. I did not look for her, because I was afraid of dispelling the mystery we attach to people whom we know only casually.
Colette quotes: In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge. In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.
Colette quotes: And since, through lack of vocation or from habit, [Julie] was prone to confuse pity with boredom, she felt herself practically a prisoner ... And since, through lack of vocation or from habit, [Julie] was prone to confuse pity with boredom, she felt herself practically a prisoner ...
Colette quotes: After you, probably anyone can have me who wants me. A woman, many women. But never another cat. After you, probably anyone can have me who wants me. A woman, many women. But never another cat.
Colette quotes: I have found my voice again and the art of using it ... I have found my voice again and the art of using it ...
Colette quotes: Beautiful December grapes, blue as plums, every grape a little skinful of sweet, tasteless water Beautiful December grapes, blue as plums, every grape a little skinful of sweet, tasteless water
Colette quotes: To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one. To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.
Colette quotes: The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not. The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not.
Colette quotes: Incompatibility became established between them like a new season of the year. Incompatibility became established between them like a new season of the year.
Colette quotes: They exchanged looks full of mischievous security. They exchanged looks full of mischievous security.
Colette quotes: I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer. I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.
Colette quotes: If he's getting married, he's not longer interesting. If he's getting married, he's not longer interesting.
Colette quotes: What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner. What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.
Colette quotes: Don't you think, that there are very few men who know, without raising their voice or changing their tone, to say ... what has to be said? Don't you think, that there are very few men who know, without raising their voice or changing their tone, to say ... what has to be said?
Colette quotes: I liked being with him, as I like being with swift animals who are motionless when at rest. I liked being with him, as I like being with swift animals who are motionless when at rest.
Colette quotes: What an ennobling sadness you lent to my evening's enjoyment. What an ennobling sadness you lent to my evening's enjoyment.
Colette quotes: Mothers sound so stupid when they praise their daughters to the skies. Mothers sound so stupid when they praise their daughters to the skies.
Colette quotes: Youth is not the age to seduce, it's the age to be seduced. Youth is not the age to seduce, it's the age to be seduced.
Colette quotes: A good book is a portal that will take you anywhere in the world. A good book is a portal that will take you anywhere in the world.
Colette quotes: I have no equals, I have only my fellow wayfarers. I have no equals, I have only my fellow wayfarers.
Colette quotes: Curious how people can go on doing the same thing day after day! Curious how people can go on doing the same thing day after day!
Colette quotes: Look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you ... Look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you ...
Colette quotes: Two o'clock already! High time for a woman of letters who has turned out badly to go to sleep. Two o'clock already! High time for a woman of letters who has turned out badly to go to sleep.
Colette quotes: To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.
Colette quotes: Do not think, as you read this, that I am painting my own portrait. Be patient, it is only my model. Do not think, as you read this, that I am painting my own portrait. Be patient, it is only my model.
Colette quotes: One can't write of love while making love. One can't write of love while making love.
Colette quotes: When she raises her eyelids, it's as if she were taking off all her clothes. When she raises her eyelids, it's as if she were taking off all her clothes.
Colette quotes: You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
Colette quotes: Total absence of humor renders life impossible. Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
Colette quotes: Time spent with a cat is never wasted. Time spent with a cat is never wasted.