Quotation Explorer - 'Guy De Maupassant'

Every ideal comes from us as do all the amenities of life, in order to make our existence as simple reproducers, for which divine Providence solely intended us, less monotonous and less hard. - Guy de Maupassant
Conversation. What is it? A Mystery! It's the art of never seeming bored, of touching everything with interest, of pleasing with trifles, of being fascinating with nothing at all. - Guy de Maupassant
It is the encounters with people that make life worth living. - Guy de Maupassant
De toutes les passions, la seule vraiment respectable me paraît être la gourmandise. - Guy de Maupassant
Entre pauvres gens, faut bien qu'on s'aide ... C'est les grands qui font la guerre. - Guy de Maupassant
Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on a white page are the soul laid bare. - Guy de Maupassant
Get black on white. - Guy de Maupassant
On aime sa mère presque sans le savoir, et on ne prend conscience de toute la profondeur des racines de cet amour qu au moment de la séparation dernière. - Guy de Maupassant
I have coveted everything and taken pleasure in nothing - Guy de Maupassant
Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist. - Guy de Maupassant
Broad daylight does not encourage the apprehension of horror. - Guy de Maupassant
If I could, I would stop the passage of time. But hour follows on hour, minute on minute, each second robbing me of a morsel of myself for the nothing of tomorrow. I shall never experience this moment again. - Guy de Maupassant
Viaţa este un povârniş.Cît urci, îi priveşti vârful şi te simţi fericit... - Guy de Maupassant
Iat-o eterna: Femeia era intradevar pentru el copilul de douasprezece ori mai imour de care vorbeste poetul (...) fiinta slaba, periculoasa, in chip misterios tulburatoare..." Abatele Marignan - O viata - Guy de Maupassant
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