Andre Maurois

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Andre Maurois

Andre Maurois

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Business is a combination of war and sport.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Talk of nothing but business, and dispatch that business quickly.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more human world.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If, in New York, you arrive late for an appointment, say, "I took a taxi".More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity -- gunpowder and romantic love.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The need to express oneself in writing springs from a mal-adjustment to life, or from an inner conflict which the adolescent (or the grown man) cannot resolve in action. Those to whom action comes as easily as breathing rarely feel the need to break loose from the real, to rise above, and describe it... I do not mean that it is enough to be maladjusted to become a great writer, but writing is, for some, a method of resolving a conflict, provided they have the necessary talent.More Andre Maurois [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Business - a combination of war and sport.More Andre Maurois [10/05/2016 09:10:48]
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.More Andre Maurois [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.More Andre Maurois [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.More Andre Maurois [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.More Andre Maurois [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.More Andre Maurois [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt everyday.More Andre Maurois [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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