George Sand

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George Sand

George Sand

Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You can bind my body, tie my hands, govern my actions: you are the strongest, and society adds to your power; but with my will, sir, you can do nothing.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No one makes a revolution by himself; and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes without quite knowing how, because it is everybody who takes them in hand.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If they are ignorant, they are despised, if learned, mocked. In love they are reduced to the status of courtesans. As wives they are treated more as servants than as companions. Men do not love them: they make use of them, they exploit them, and expect, in that way, to make them subject to the law of fidelity.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is only one happiness in life -- to love and to be loved.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.More George Sand [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.More George Sand [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.More George Sand [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.More George Sand [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.More George Sand [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.More George Sand [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
One approaches the journey’s end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.More George Sand [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
It was only a sunny smile and little it cost in the giving but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.More George Sand [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.More George Sand [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.More George Sand [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every historian discloses a new horizon.More George Sand [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I saw in 'the wandering Jew' the personification of the Jewish people, exiled in the Middle Ages. Nevertheless, they are once again extremely rich, owing to their unfailing rude greediness and their indefatigable activity. With their hard-heartedness that they extend toward people of other faiths and races they are at the point of making themselves kings of the world. This people can thank its obstinacy that France will be Judized within fifty years. Already some wise Jews prophesy this frankly.More George Sand [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.More George Sand [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.More George Sand [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.More George Sand [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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