Georges Simenon - Quotes

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The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.

The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness. ---->>>

I have always tried to write in a simple way, using down-to-earth and not abstract words. ---->>>

The fact that we are I don't know how many millions of people, yet communication, complete communication, is completely impossible between two of those people, is to me one of the biggest tragic themes in the world.

The fact that we are I don't know how many millions of people, yet communication, complete communication, is completely impossible between two of those people, is to me one of the biggest tragic themes in the world.

It was night and I could see a large and calm lake, reflecting the moon. Black mountains rose around it. I arrived from between two of these mountains, I looked at the lake and the moon, and that was it, nothing else happened. ---->>>

It just happened. As though a moment comes when it's both necessary and natural to make a decision that has long since been made. ---->>>

I adore life but I don't fear death. I just prefer to die as late as possible. ---->>>

I saw Mussolini tirelessly contemplate a parade of thousands of young men. ---->>>

Trotsky rises to give me his hand, then sits at his desk, gently allowing his regard to light on my person. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Belgian
Born: 02-13, 1903
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Die: 09-04, 1989
Occupation: Writer
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Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (French: [ʒɔʁʒ simnɔ̃]; 13 February 1903 – 4 September 1989) was a Belgian writer. A prolific author who published nearly 500 novels and numerous short works, Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.(wikipedia)