Stanisław Jerzy Lec Quotes

Who is Stanisław Jerzy Lec?

Stanisław Jerzy Lec, born Baron Stanisław Jerzy de Tusch-Letz, was a Polish aphorist and poet.

Born March 06, 1909
Died May 07, 1966

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Best 13 Quotes by Stanisław Jerzy Lec

“A fat person lives shorter but eats longer.”

“Don't trust the heart, it wants your blood.”

“Hay smells different to lovers and horses.”

“He had a clear conscience. Never used it.”

“I am against using death as a punishment. I am also against using it as a reward.”

“If you are not a psychiatrist, stay away from idiots. They are too stupid to pay a layman for his company.”

“Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?”

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“No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.”

“On the top of each peak you are on the edge of the abyss.”

“Some like to understand what they believe in. Others like to believe in what they understand.”

“The greater the dark, the easier to be a star.”

“When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.”

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.”

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