George Sand - Quotes

Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, best known by her pen name George Sand, was a French novelist, memoirist, and socialist.

Born: 1 July 1804, Paris, France

Died: 8 June 1876, Nohant-Vic, France

Here are some popular quotes and statements from George Sand.

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.

Vanity is the quicksand of reason.

We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.

The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.

I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.

One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.

It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.

The capacity for passion is both cruel and divine.

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