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George Sand Quotes: fretting at trouble only doubles it.
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George Sand Quote: Nothing is so easy as to deceive one's self when one does not lack wit and is familiar with all the niceties of language. Language is a prostitute queen who descends and rises to all roles. Disguises herself, arrays herself in fine apparel, hides her head and effaces herself; an advocate who has an answer for everything, who has always foreseen everything, and who assumes a thousand forms in order to be right. The most honorable of men is he who thinks best and acts best, but the most powerful is he who is best able to talk and write
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Quotes about George Sand: You don't have to write to me if you don't feel like it. There's no real friendship without absolute freedom.
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Quote about George Sand: The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.
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George Sand Sayings: Party politics is now a real farce.
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George Sand Saying: It is extraordinary how music sends one back into memories of the past ...
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Sayings about George Sand: All your trouble comes from lack of exercise. A man of your strength and constitution ought always to have kept physically active. So don't jibe at the very wise advice that sentences you to one hour's walk a day. You imagine the work of the mind takes place only in the brain; but you're much mistaken. It takes place in the legs as well.
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Saying about George Sand: You can bind my body, tie my hands, govern my actions: you are the strongest, and society adds to your power; but with my will, sir, you can do nothing.
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George Sand Quotes: Let us accept truth, even when it surprises us and alters our views.
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George Sand Quote: Punctuation has its own philosophy, just as style does, although not as language does. Style is a good understanding of language, punctuation is a good understanding of style.
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Quotes about George Sand: If they are ignorant, they are despised, if learned, mocked. In love they are reduced to the status of courtesans. As wives they are treated more as servants than as companions. Men do not love them: they make use of them, they exploit them, and expect, in that way, to make them subject to the law of fidelity.
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Quote about George Sand: Simplicity is the essence of the great, the true, and the beautiful in art.
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George Sand Sayings: Art for art's sake is an empty phrase. Art for the sake of truth, art for the sake of the good and the beautiful, that is the faith I am searching for.
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George Sand Saying: Art belongs to all times and to all countries; its special benefit is precisely to be still living when everything else seems dying; that is why Providence shields it from too personal or too general passions, and grants it a patient and persevering organization, durable sensibility, and the contemplative sense in which lies invincible faith.
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Sayings about George Sand: ... the progress of the language has caused us to lose many old treasures. It is thus with all progress, and one must make the best of it.
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