Jules Renard

Jules Renard

French writer

Lived from: 1864-1910

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Jules Renard

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    Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.
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    A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.
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    A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.
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    Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
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    Fame is a constant effort
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    I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
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    Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
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    On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
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    Socialism must come down from the brain and reach the heart.
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    Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
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    The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.
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    There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.
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    There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened.
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    Truth makes many appeals, not the least of which is its power to shock.
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    We spend our lives talking about this mystery. Our life.
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