Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye

Quotes

11 November 2014
Don't ever wear artistic jewelry; it wrecks a woman's reputation.
11 November 2014
My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.
11 November 2014
The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.
11 November 2014
January, month of empty pockets!... Let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer's forehead.
11 November 2014
Humility has its origin in an awareness of unworthiness, and sometimes too in a dazzled awareness of saintliness.
11 November 2014
In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness.
11 November 2014
It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
11 November 2014
Perhaps the only misplaced curiosity is that which persists in trying to find out here, on this side of death, what lies beyond the grave.
11 November 2014
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
11 November 2014
There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.

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