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George Sand quotes: Our work can never be better than we are ourselves. Our work can never be better than we are ourselves.
George Sand quotes: Faith is like love; when you want it you can't find it, and you find it when you least expect it. Faith is like love; when you want it you can't find it, and you find it when you least expect it.
George Sand quotes: The lessons of experience are always learned too late. The lessons of experience are always learned too late.
George Sand quotes: Oblivion is the flower that grows best on graves. Oblivion is the flower that grows best on graves.
George Sand quotes: The most honest of men is the one who thinks and acts best, but the most powerful is the one who writes and speaks best. The most honest of men is the one who thinks and acts best, but the most powerful is the one who writes and speaks best.
George Sand quotes: It is extraordinary how music sends one back into memories of the past ... It is extraordinary how music sends one back into memories of the past ...
George Sand quotes: Weeds are omnipresent; errors are to be found in the heart of the most lovable. Weeds are omnipresent; errors are to be found in the heart of the most lovable.
George Sand quotes: Admiration and familiarity are strangers. Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
George Sand quotes: Masterpieces are only lucky attempts. Masterpieces are only lucky attempts.
George Sand quotes: Writing a journal means that facing your ocean you are afraid to swim across it, so you attempt to drink it drop by drop. Writing a journal means that facing your ocean you are afraid to swim across it, so you attempt to drink it drop by drop.
George Sand quotes: It is love, not faith, that moves mountains. It is love, not faith, that moves mountains.
George Sand quotes: A woman's heart has no wrinkles. A woman's heart has no wrinkles.
George Sand quotes: I would rather believe that God did not exist than believe that he was indifferent. I would rather believe that God did not exist than believe that he was indifferent.
George Sand quotes: I'm not full of virtues and noble qualities. I love, but I love strongly, exclusive, stedfasty. I'm not full of virtues and noble qualities. I love, but I love strongly, exclusive, stedfasty.
George Sand quotes: Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life. Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life.
George Sand quotes: Life is a slate where all our sins are written; from time to time we rub the sponge of repentance over it so we can begin sinning again. Life is a slate where all our sins are written; from time to time we rub the sponge of repentance over it so we can begin sinning again.
George Sand quotes: There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
George Sand quotes: These tears do me good, they have watered the parched place; perhaps my heart will grow again there! These tears do me good, they have watered the parched place; perhaps my heart will grow again there!
George Sand quotes: The constant winds of petty appetite dissipate the power of response. The constant winds of petty appetite dissipate the power of response.
George Sand quotes: Love is too delicate a flower to rise again when one has trampled it under foot. Love is too delicate a flower to rise again when one has trampled it under foot.
George Sand quotes: Travelling is like a novel: it's what happens that counts. Travelling is like a novel: it's what happens that counts.
George Sand quotes: Almost all novels are love stories. Almost all novels are love stories.
George Sand quotes: Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.
George Sand quotes: Not to love is to cease to live. Not to love is to cease to live.
George Sand quotes: Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven. Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
George Sand quotes: We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire. We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.
George Sand quotes: Believe in no other God than the one who insists on justice and equality among men. Believe in no other God than the one who insists on justice and equality among men.
George Sand quotes: You don't have to write to me if you don't feel like it. There's no real friendship without absolute freedom. You don't have to write to me if you don't feel like it. There's no real friendship without absolute freedom.
George Sand quotes: Vanity is the most despotic and iniquitous of masters, and I can never be the slave of my own vices. Vanity is the most despotic and iniquitous of masters, and I can never be the slave of my own vices.
George Sand quotes: Learned women are ridiculed because they put to shame unlearned men. Learned women are ridiculed because they put to shame unlearned men.
George Sand quotes: The old woman I shall become will be quite different from the woman I am now. Another I is beginning. The old woman I shall become will be quite different from the woman I am now. Another I is beginning.
George Sand quotes: The mind has no sex ... The mind has no sex ...
George Sand quotes: Simplicity, a delicate silence about oneself, increases their worth and makes one love those whom one admires. Simplicity, a delicate silence about oneself, increases their worth and makes one love those whom one admires.
George Sand quotes: The masses are still ungrateful or ignorant. They prefer murder, poisonings, and crimes generally to a literature possessed of style and feeling. The masses are still ungrateful or ignorant. They prefer murder, poisonings, and crimes generally to a literature possessed of style and feeling.
George Sand quotes: Unrequited love is as different from the mutual love as the error from the truth. Unrequited love is as different from the mutual love as the error from the truth.
George Sand quotes: Between genius and madness there is often not the thickness of a hair. Between genius and madness there is often not the thickness of a hair.
George Sand quotes: I say, I believe, that one must love with all of one's being ... I say, I believe, that one must love with all of one's being ...
George Sand quotes: The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world. The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world.
George Sand quotes: Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect
George Sand quotes: The capacity of passion is both cruel and divine The capacity of passion is both cruel and divine
George Sand quotes: You see what stupid folk my publishers are; but they are all alike. You see what stupid folk my publishers are; but they are all alike.
George Sand quotes: The brain is a tool that gets rusty without constant, albeit moderate, exercise. The brain is a tool that gets rusty without constant, albeit moderate, exercise.
George Sand quotes: No religion can be built on force. No religion can be built on force.
George Sand quotes: Sorrow makes us very good or very bad. Sorrow makes us very good or very bad.
George Sand quotes: One wastes so much time, one is so prodigal of life, at twenty! Our days of winter count for double. That is the compensation of the old. One wastes so much time, one is so prodigal of life, at twenty! Our days of winter count for double. That is the compensation of the old.
George Sand quotes: When they are among us cats are angels When they are among us cats are angels
George Sand quotes: We have now all sorts of good reasons for accepting life, quite as good as those that had made us reject it the previous week. We have now all sorts of good reasons for accepting life, quite as good as those that had made us reject it the previous week.
George Sand quotes: The cigar is the perfect complement to an elegant lifestyle. The cigar is the perfect complement to an elegant lifestyle.
George Sand quotes: At the very time I should speak out I feel more than ever the impossibility of doing so. At the very time I should speak out I feel more than ever the impossibility of doing so.
George Sand quotes: Know how to replace in your heart, by the happiness of those you love, the happiness that may be wanting to yourself Know how to replace in your heart, by the happiness of those you love, the happiness that may be wanting to yourself
George Sand quotes: We do not die of anguish, we live on. We continue to suffer. We drink the cup drop by drop. We do not die of anguish, we live on. We continue to suffer. We drink the cup drop by drop.
George Sand quotes: The marriage vow is an absurdity imposed by society. The marriage vow is an absurdity imposed by society.
George Sand quotes: Celebrate within yourself that wonderful treasure ... true kindness. Celebrate within yourself that wonderful treasure ... true kindness.
George Sand quotes: Sex is the most respectable and holy thing in all creation, the most serious act in life. Sex is the most respectable and holy thing in all creation, the most serious act in life.
George Sand quotes: You may impose silence upon me, but you can not prevent me from thinking. You may impose silence upon me, but you can not prevent me from thinking.
George Sand quotes: Where there is no longer love, there is no longer anything. Where there is no longer love, there is no longer anything.
George Sand quotes: When I tried to draw near, you dissolved into air before my lips could touch you ... When I tried to draw near, you dissolved into air before my lips could touch you ...
George Sand quotes: Experience is always a trustworthy guide; it may not tell you everything, but it never lies. Experience is always a trustworthy guide; it may not tell you everything, but it never lies.
George Sand quotes: Fame and admiration weigh not a feather in the scale against friendship and love, for the heart languishes all the same. Fame and admiration weigh not a feather in the scale against friendship and love, for the heart languishes all the same.
George Sand quotes: The more you lose the right to be jealous, the more so you become! The more you lose the right to be jealous, the more so you become!
George Sand quotes: As far as I am concerned I would rather spend the rest of my life in prison than marry again. As far as I am concerned I would rather spend the rest of my life in prison than marry again.
George Sand quotes: A child motivated by competitive ideals will grow into a man without conscience, shame, or true dignity. A child motivated by competitive ideals will grow into a man without conscience, shame, or true dignity.
George Sand quotes: There is but on virtuethe eternal sacrifice of self. There is but on virtue
the eternal sacrifice of self.
George Sand quotes: Simplicity is the essence of the great, the true, and the beautiful in art. Simplicity is the essence of the great, the true, and the beautiful in art.
George Sand quotes: If people were not wicked I should not mind their being stupid; but, to our misfortune, they are both. If people were not wicked I should not mind their being stupid; but, to our misfortune, they are both.
George Sand quotes: [I]t is that we are too apt to despise what appears to be neither good nor beautiful, and thus we lose what is helpful and salutary. [I]t is that we are too apt to despise what appears to be neither good nor beautiful, and thus we lose what is helpful and salutary.
George Sand quotes: Fretting at trouble only doubles it. Fretting at trouble only doubles it.
George Sand quotes: What is there over which the incomparable beauty of childhood would not triumph? What is there over which the incomparable beauty of childhood would not triumph?
George Sand quotes: Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius. Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
George Sand quotes: Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure. Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
George Sand quotes: Love without reverence and enthusiasm is only friendship. Love without reverence and enthusiasm is only friendship.
George Sand quotes: I'm not sure that there's anything more horrible than staying in a furnished room in Paris, especially I'm not sure that there's anything more horrible than staying in a furnished room in Paris, especially
George Sand quotes: To be made evident, truth must be sought for; for of itself it is slow to appear, and between ourselves and God the obstacles are so many! To be made evident, truth must be sought for; for of itself it is slow to appear, and between ourselves and God the obstacles are so many!
George Sand quotes: Talent, will and genius are natural phenomena like the lake, the volcano, the mountain, the wind, the star, the cloud. Talent, will and genius are natural phenomena like the lake, the volcano, the mountain, the wind, the star, the cloud.
George Sand quotes: Life is a succession of afflictions for the heart. Life is a succession of afflictions for the heart.
George Sand quotes: Art speaks only to the mind, whereas nature speaks to all the faculties ... Art speaks only to the mind, whereas nature speaks to all the faculties ...
George Sand quotes: I know that I have found fulfillment. I have an object in life, a task ... a passion. I know that I have found fulfillment. I have an object in life, a task ... a passion.
George Sand quotes: And I refused to make any sacrifices; for nothing on earth seemed more valuable than my peace of mind, my pleasure and my acclaim. And I refused to make any sacrifices; for nothing on earth seemed more valuable than my peace of mind, my pleasure and my acclaim.
George Sand quotes: He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life. He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
George Sand quotes: A cigar numbs sorrow and fills the solitary hours with a million gracious images. A cigar numbs sorrow and fills the solitary hours with a million gracious images.
George Sand quotes: Happiness lies in the consciousness we have of it. Happiness lies in the consciousness we have of it.
George Sand quotes: Whoever has loved knows all that life contains of sorrow and joy. Whoever has loved knows all that life contains of sorrow and joy.
George Sand quotes: Butterflies are but flowers that blew away one sunny day when Nature was feeling at her most inventive and fertile. Butterflies are but flowers that blew away one sunny day when Nature was feeling at her most inventive and fertile.
George Sand quotes: The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart. The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.
George Sand quotes: The life of great geniuses is nothing but a sublime storm. The life of great geniuses is nothing but a sublime storm.
George Sand quotes: Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness. Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
George Sand quotes: Weakness is oftentimes so palpable as to be equivalent to wickedness. Weakness is oftentimes so palpable as to be equivalent to wickedness.
George Sand quotes: Years do not always make age. Years do not always make age.