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Sidonie Gabrielle Colette – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

 

One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


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

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


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


It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


Total absence of humor renders life impossible.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


The lovesick, the betrayed, and the jealous all smell alike.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


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

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette


Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.

– Sidonie Gabrielle Colette