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George Sand
(1804-1876) born on
Jul 01
French author. She was noted for her rustic novel, "Lelia" (1833), her unconventionality and her liaison with Chopin.
         
   
F
He who draws noble delights from the sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life.

R
Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age, and to imagine right up to the brink of death that life is only beginning. I think that is the only way to keep adding to one's talent, and one's inner happiness.
A
The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.
N
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
K
One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Haunted Pool," ch. 2, 1851.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: Letter, 4 Mar 1831; in "The Letters of George Sand," 1930.
N: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
K: "Final Comment by George Sand," Sep 1868.
   


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