Quotes by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Colette was a French author and woman of letters nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948; also known as a mime, actress, and journalist. Colette was most widely known for her 1944 novella Gigi, which was the basis for the 1958 film and the 1973 stage production of the same name.

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

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If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without truffles.

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Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.

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The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.

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A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.

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