Every little girl knows about love. It is only her capacity to suffer because of it that increases.

No woman wants a dress that another has tossed off, but in men they aren't so choosy.

It seems to me that there are two kinds of trickery: the "fronts" people assume before one another's eyes, and the "front" a writer puts on the face of reality.

It is healthier to see the good points of others than to analyze our own bad ones.

There are moments when you feel trapped, ill at ease. A year later the same feeling can turn out to be the theme of a book.

There is a certain age when a woman must be beautiful to be loved, and then there comes a time when she must be loved to be beautiful.

Nous sommes peu à penser trop, trop à penser peu.(There are a few who think too much, and many who think too little).

I shall live badly if I do not write, and I shall write badly if I do not live.