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By Anonym 19 Sep

Jules Renard

The peasant is the only species of human being who doesn't like the country and never looks at it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Somewhere in the shadow cast by every famous man is a feminine victim.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

We don't understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

I have no religion,’ says Borneau, ‘but I respect the religion of others. Religion is sacred.’ Why this privilege, this immunity?... A believer creates God in his own image; if he is ugly, his God will be morally ugly. Why should moral ugliness be respectable?

By Anonym 18 Sep

Jules Renard

the important people in our lives leave imprints. they may die or go in the physical realm, but they are always there in your heart, because they helped form your heart

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

To have a horror of the bourgeois is bourgeois.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

It is more difficult to be an honorable man for a week than to be a hero for fifteen minutes.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

The horse is the only animal into which one can bang nails.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

Wrinkles are engraved smiles.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

Words are the small change of thought.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

We are so happy to advise others that occasionally we even do it in their interest.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he'll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn't say.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

It is easy for a somebody to be modest, but it is difficult to be modest when one is a nobody.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

An egotist always resents meeting another egotist as if he alone had the right to be one.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Jules Renard

Oh ! Les vieilleries ! Vieilles lettres, vieux vêtements, vieux objets dont on ne veut pas se débarrasser. Comme la Nature a bien compris que, tous les ans, elle doit changer de feuilles, de fleurs, de fruits et de légumes, et faire du fumier avec les souvenirs de son année ! (19 octobre 1906)

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

The strong do not hesitate. They settle down, they sweat, they go on to the end. They exhaust the ink, they use up the paper.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

How describe the delicate thing that happens when a brilliant insect alights on a flower? Words, with their weight, fall upon the picture like birds of prey.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

In the most complete friendship there is always a little empty space, like the space in an egg.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Let us stay at home: there we are decent. Let us not go out: our defects wait for us at the door, like flies.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

I am not sincere, even when I say I am not.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Posterity! Why should people be less stupid tomorrow than they are today?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

Fame is a constant effort

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Paradise does not exist, but we must nonetheless strive to be worthy of it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

You can recover from the writing malady only by falling mortally ill and dying.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

Writing is a way of talking without being interrupted.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Style is to forget all styles.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

Being bored is an insult to oneself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

I am afraid I shall not find him, but I shall still look for him, for if he exists, he may be appreciative of my efforts.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Liberty is the right to choose. Freedom is the result of the right choice.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Life is what our character makes it. We fashion it, as a snail does its shell. A man can say: I never made a fortune because it is not in my character to be rich.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

In literature, there are only oxen. The biggest ones are the geniuses-the ones who toil eighteen hours a day without tiring.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

if I were to begin my life again, I should want it as it was. I would only open my eyes a little more.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

There is nothing like literature: I lose a cow, I write about her death, and my writing pays me enough to buy another cow.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jules Renard

We are ignorant of the Beyond because this ignorance is the condition of our own life. Just as ice cannot know fire except by melting and vanishing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jules Renard

Style means the right word. The rest matters little.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jules Renard

Broken china lasts longer than unbroken.