Gabrielle Colette

Gabrielle Colette

French novelist, was awarded the Legion of Honor
Voluptuaries, consumed by their senses, always begin by flinging themselves with a great display of frenzy into an abyss. But they survive, they come to the surface again. And they develop a routine of the abyss: "It's four o clock. At five I have my abyss... ".More Gabrielle Colette quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Gabrielle Colette quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Among all the modernized aspects of the most luxurious of industries, the model, a vestige of voluptuous barbarianism, is like some plunder-laden prey. She is the object of unbridled regard, a living bait, the passive realization of an ideal. No other female occupation contains such potent impulses to moral disintegration as this one, applying as it does the outward signs of riches to a poor and beautiful girl.More Gabrielle Colette quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.More Gabrielle Colette quotes [10/03/2011 01:10:29]
No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.More Gabrielle Colette quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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