Jules Renard

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I am not sincere, even when I say I am not.

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There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened.

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It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he'll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn't say.

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I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.

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If you are afraid of being lonely, don't try to be right.

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The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.

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On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.

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It is not how old you are, but how you are old.

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The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.

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Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.

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Jules Renard — quotes and aphorisms

Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

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Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait very, very long time.

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Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.

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Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.

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The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.

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Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.

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