George Sand Quotes

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Born: July 1, 1804, Paris, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Nohant, Indre, France, June 8, 1876
Occupation: Author

1.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
- George Sand

2.
Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
- George Sand

3.
He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.
- George Sand

4.
Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
- George Sand

5.
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
- George Sand

6.
The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment the eye of the body is not always that of the soul.
- George Sand

7.
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
- George Sand

8.
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.
- George Sand

9.
Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
- George Sand

10.
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

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