Académie Française quotes

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Style is the man himself.
[Le style c'est l'homme même.]
War is too important a matter to be left to the military.
Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people come from their intelligence. They need at least a doctor who can understan ...
In times like ours, where the growing complexity of life leaves us barely the time to read the newspapers, where the map of Europe ...
As the Arab proverb says, "The dog barks and the caravan passes". After having dropped this quotation, Mr. Norpois stopped to judg ...
I waited alone, in the company of orchids, roses and violets who--like people waiting beside you, but to whom you are unknown--mai ...
Besides, no matter how much I might speak to Gilberte, she would not hear me. We always believe that, when we speak, it is our ear ...
The time at our disposal each day is elastic; the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
It seems that certain transcendental realities emit rays to which the masses are sensitive. That is how, for example, when an even ...
I knew very well that this hope was chimerical. I was like a pauper who mingles fewer tears with his dry bread if he tells himself ...
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