Jules Renard Quotes

I am not sincere even when I am saying that I not sincere.

Our dream dashes itself against the great mystery like a wasp against a window pane. Less merciful than man, God never opens the window.

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

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

An cold in the head causes less suffering than an idea.

Don’t tell a woman she’s pretty; tell her there’s no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

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

Certainly there are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.

We don’t understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it.