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Jules Renard Quotes

A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.

A cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.

An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it.

As I grow to understand life less and less I grow to love it more and more.

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

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.

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

Fame is a constant effort.

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

I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.

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

Socialism must come down from the brain and reach the heart.