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Letter "A" » Andre Maurois Quotes
«Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form»
«No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.»
«Often we allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. We lose many irreplaceable hours brooding over grievances that, in a year's time, will be forgotten by us and by everybody. No, let us devote our life to worthwhile actions and feelings, to great thoughts, real affections and enduring undertakings.»
«Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know»
«Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul.»
«There are deserts in every life, and the desert must be depicted if we are to give a fair and complete idea of the country.»
«Lost Illusion is the undisclosed title of every novel.»
«All of us, from time to time, need a plunge into freedom and novelty, after which routine and discipline will seem delightful by contrast»
«A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.»
«Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more human world»