Jules Renard Quotes

We are so happy to advise others that occasionally we even do it in their interest... view

By: Jules Renard

The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse... view

By: Jules Renard

Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money... view

By: Jules Renard

The bourgeois are other people... view

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice... view

By: Jules Renard

The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat... view

By: Jules Renard

Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred... view

By: Jules Renard

The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead... view

By: Jules Renard

The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air. All I must do is find it, and copy it... view

By: Jules Renard

There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened... view

By: Jules Renard

Truth makes many appeals, not the least of which is its power to shock... view

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

We spend our lives talking about this mystery. Our life... view

By: Jules Renard

Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins... view

By: Jules Renard

Words are the small change of thought... view

By: Jules Renard

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... view

By: Jules Renard

There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire... view

By: Jules Renard

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... view

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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... view

By: Jules Renard

Don't tell a woman she's pretty.. view

By: Jules Renard

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness.. view

By: Jules Renard

Fame is a constant effort... view

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard

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

By: Jules Renard