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Jules Renard Quotes

(1864-1910), French Author, Dramatist

There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.

Category: Anger

Socialism must come down from the brain and reach the heart.

Category: Communism And Socialism

Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

Category: Compliments

We spend our lives talking about this mystery. Our life.

Category: Existence

Fame is a constant effort

Category: Fame

On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.

Category: Heaven

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.

Category: Laziness

Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.

Category: Literature

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

Category: Love

A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.

Category: Poetry And Poets

The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.

Category: Rewards

If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right.

Category: Solitude

A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.

Category: Suffering

Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.

Category: Talent

Truth makes many appeals, not the least of which is its power to shock.

Category: Truth