” Sit down and 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. “


” Never touch a butterfly’s wing with your finger. “


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


” There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall. “


” You do not notice changes in what is always before you. “


” You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly. “


” Look for a long time at what pleases you, and a longer time at what pains you. “



All 7 Sidonie Gabrielle Colette Quotes about You in picture


Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you
Never touch a butterfly


You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
You do not notice changes in what is always before you.
You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.
Look for a long time at what pleases you, and a longer time at what pains you.
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