french style quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who ...
Style is the man himself.
[Le style c'est l'homme même.]
To write well, to have style ... is to paint. The master faculty of style is therefore the visual memory. If a writer does not see ...
A beautiful sentence is beautiful, and a beautiful flower is beautiful, but their duration is nearly the same--a day, a century. N ...
Semantically, taste is rich and confusing, its etymology as odd and interesting as that of "style." But while style--deriving from ...
Nationalism ... is the worship of the collective power of a local human community. Unlike the faith in progress through science, n ...
I was as repelled by the French as I was attracted by their country.
A language is therefore a horizon, and style a vertical dimension, which together map out for the writer a Nature, since he does n ...
Wine is a part of society because it provides a basis not only for a morality but also for an environment; it is an ornament in th ...
But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for ...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help