Sidonie Gabrielle Colette Quotes

There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Perhaps the only misplaced curiosity is that which persists in trying to find out here, on this side of death, what lies beyond the grave.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Writing only leads to more writing.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Look for a long time at what pleases you, and for a longer time at what pains you.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

We only do well the things we like doing.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.

~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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