Cornelia Skinner

Cornelia Skinner

The French have no such expression as 'killing time.' In their more philosophical vocabulary the term is 'passing time,' which means savoring all moments of it each to his individual enjoyment. While we battle with time, they relax with tempo.More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We all have our little illusions about our own mental abilities.More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no English equivalent for the French word flâneur. Cassell's dictionary defines flâneur as a stroller, saunterer, drifter but none of these terms seems quite accurate. There is no English equivalent for the term, just as there is no Anglo-Saxon counterpart of that essentially Gallic individual, the deliberately aimless pedestrian, unencumbered by any obligation or sense of urgency, who, being French and therefore frugal, wastes nothing, including his time which he spends with the leisurely discrimination of More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are compensations for growing older. One is the realization that to be sporting isn't at all necessary. It is a great relief to reach this stage of wisdom.More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
the reason for the scaffolding on the tower of Saint Germain-des-Près is that a rich American has purchased it and is having it crated for shipping ...More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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