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A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery | ( French aviator and writer. ) | 1900-1944 | Civilization
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A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery | ( French aviator and writer. ) | 1900-1944 | Civilization
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A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
~ André Maurois | (French writer. ) | 1885-1967 | Marriage
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A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
~ André Maurois | (French writer. ) | 1885-1967 | Marriage
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A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
~ André Maurois | (French writer. ) | 1885-1967 | Affection
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A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Books
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A painting in a museum probably hears more foolish remarks than anything else in the world.
~ Edmond de Goncourt | ( French Writer. ) | 1822-1896 | Art
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A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
~ André Maurois | (French writer. ) | 1885-1967 | Marriage
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Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Life
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All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Greatness
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All passions exaggerate; and they are passions only because they do exaggerate.
~ Nicolas Chamfort | ( French writer. ) | 1741-1794 | Passion
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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.
~ Anatole France | ( French writer. ) | 1844-1924 | Education
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And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
~ Anaïs Nin | ( French author. ) | 1903-1977 | Action
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Are wars... anything but the means whereby a nation's problems are set, where creation is stimulated, there you have adventure. But there is no adventure in heads-or-tails, in betting that the toss will come out of life or death. War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery | ( French aviator and writer. ) | 1900-1944 | War
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Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
~ George Sand | ( French Romantic writer. ) | 1804-1876 | Art
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As a general truth, it is safe to say that any picture that produces a moral impression is a bad picture.
~ Edmond de Goncourt | ( French Writer. ) | 1822-1896 | Art
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At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Absurdity
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At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman, and these hills, the softness of the sky, the outline of these trees at this very minute lose the illusory meaning with which we had clothed them, henceforth more remote than a lost paradise... that denseness and that strangeness of the world is absurd.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Beauty
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Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Beauty
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Beauty will be convulsive or will not be at all.
~ André Breton | ( French writer, poet, and surrealist theorist. ) | 1896-1966 | Beauty
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Business is a combination of war and sport.
~ André Maurois | (French writer. ) | 1885-1967 | Business
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