Natalie Clifford Barney - Quotes

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When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks. ---->>>

Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men? ---->>>

Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual. ---->>>

The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight. ---->>>

Most virtue is a demand for greater seduction. ---->>>

If we keep an open mind, too much is likely to fall into it. ---->>>

Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.

Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.

To be one's own master is to be the slave of self. ---->>>

Renouncement: the heroism of mediocrity. ---->>>

How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue. ---->>>

There are intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters. ---->>>

Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable. ---->>>

Would that well-thinking people should be replaced by thinking ones. ---->>>

Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth. ---->>>

Lovers should also have their days off. ---->>>

Novels are longer than life. ---->>>

It is time for dead languages to be quiet. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: October 31, 1876
Die: 02-02, 1972
Occupation: Author

Natalie Clifford Barney (October 31, 1876 – February 2, 1972) was an American playwright, poet and novelist who lived as an expatriate in Paris. Barney's salon was held at her home at 20 rue Jacob in Paris' Left Bank for more than 60 years and brought together writers and artists from around the world, including many leading figures in French literature along with American and British Modernists of the Lost Generation (wikipedia)