One should make one's life a mosaic. Let the general design be good, the colors lively, and the materials diversified.

— Marthe Bibesco

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there are no nationalities in heaven.

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Children never grow tired; their likes and dislikes are constant; let them laugh at something once and they laugh always; do what you will, they are sure to say, 'Do it again!

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... love always betrays its intentions.

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history ... a sort of immortality turned upside down. Her life stretched backwards through ten centuries.

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those two wholesome defects of the French people, malice and curiosity, both of which are essential to its greatness.

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that sunlight of the dead which is called literature.

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Words express only the feelings we know already.

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The birth of love is always accompanied by the idea of solitude.

A single being appears, and the rest of the world grows empty.

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The arts are good and providential in that they allow the soul to imitate the movements of love, and to feel love without its being returned - which, perhaps, is the only way of feeling it permanently.

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The affairs of the royal house form a subject of conversation for those who, as a rule, would have no conversation.

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marriage was a calamity, but it was not an occupation.

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collections are amusing only in the making;

afterwards they are like sporting prints without the sport. The sons of collectors inherit only the corpse of their fathers' satisfied passion.

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About Marthe Bibesco

Quotes 13 sayings
Profession Writer
Birthday January 28, 1886