Quotes

11 November 2014
Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.
11 November 2014
Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
11 November 2014
Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
11 November 2014
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
Besides, no matter how much I might speak to Gilberte, she would not hear me. We always believe that, when we speak, it is our ears, our mind that listen.
11 November 2014
The time at our disposal each day is elastic; the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
11 November 2014
I knew very well that this hope was chimerical. I was like a pauper who mingles fewer tears with his dry bread if he tells himself that at any moment a stranger will bequeath to him his fortune. We must all, in order to make reality more tolerable, keep alive in us a few little follies.

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