Guy De Maupassant Quotes

Guy De Maupassant Quotes: The great artists are those who impose their personal vision upon humanity.
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Guy De Maupassant Quote: Those men, those of former times, had soul and eyes that in no way resemble ours, and in their veins, along with their blood, flowed something that has disappeared: love and admiration for the Beautiful.
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Quotes about Guy De Maupassant: I told myself: 'I am surrounded by unknown things.' I imagined man without ears, suspecting the existence of sound as we suspect so many hidden mysteries, man noting acoustic phenomena whose nature and provenance he cannot determine. And I grew afraid of everything around me
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Quote about Guy De Maupassant: I go to bed, and I wait for sleep as a man might wait for the executioner. I wait for its coming with dread, and my heart beats and my legs tremble, while my whole body shivers beneath the warmth of the bedclothes, until the moment when I suddenly fall asleep, as a man throws himself into a pool of stagnant water in order to drown. I do not feel this perfidious sleep coming over me as I used to, but a sleep which is close to me and watching me, which is going to seize me by the head, to close my eyes and annihilate me.
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Guy De Maupassant Sayings: We are accustomed to use our eyes only with the memory of what other people before us have thought about the object we are looking at.
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