Favorite Quotations ~ Colette Proverb Wit & Wisdom

"Be happy. It is a way of being wise." ~ Colette

Rachel Carson

If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without truffles.

It is the image in the mind that links us to our lost treasures; but it is the loss that shapes the image gathers the flowers, weaves the garland.

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.

No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.

The fear of aging, a commonplace neurosis, does not usually wait for age and spares neither sex.

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.

Time spent with cats is never wasted.

To a poet, silence is an acceptable response, even a flattering one.

What a wonderful life Ive had! I only wish Id realized it sooner.

Writing only leads to more writing.

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