Colette Quotes

Best 15 Quotes by Colette

“A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.”

“Be happy. It's one way of being wise.”

“Hope costs nothing.”

“If I can’t have too many truffles, I’ll do without truffles.”

“Live in the moment!”

“No one asked you to be happy. Get to work.”

“Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.”

“Put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.”

“The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not.”

“There are no ordinary cats.”

“Time spent with a cat is never wasted.”

“To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.”

“What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.”

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.”

“Youth is not the age to seduce, it's the age to be seduced.”

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