George Sand - Quotes

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There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

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? ---->>>

Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.

Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. ---->>>

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.

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.

Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.

Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.

Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.

Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.

We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire. ---->>>

Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it. ---->>>

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.

The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart. ---->>>

Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life. ---->>>

Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.

Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.

The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Vanity is the quicksand of reason. ---->>>

Admiration and familiarity are strangers. ---->>>

The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world. ---->>>

No human creature can give orders to love. ---->>>

One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe. ---->>>

Every historian discloses a new horizon. ---->>>

The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession. ---->>>

One changes from day to day, and... after a few years have passed one has completely altered. ---->>>

I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest chill will not instantly destroy. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: July 1, 1804
Birthplace: Paris, France
Die: June 8, 1876
Occupation: Novelist
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Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (French: [amɑ̃tin lysil oʁɔʁ dypɛ̃]; 1 July 1804 – 8 June 1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand (; French: [ʒɔʁʒ sɑ̃d]), was a French novelist and memoirist. She is equally well known for her much publicized romantic affairs with a number of artists, including the composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin and the writer Alfred de Musset (wikipedia)