George Sand quotes

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Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, ...
Can one thus resume one's self? Can one know one's self? Is one ever somebody? I don't know anything about it any more. It now see ...
One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.
If they are ignorant, they are despised, if learned, mocked. In love they are reduced to the status of courtesans. As wives they a ...
No one makes a revolution by himself; and there are some revolutions ... which humanity accomplishes without quite knowing how, be ...
I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it ...
He who draws noble delights from the sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wri ...
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