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Colette
(1873-1954) born on
Jan 28
French author. Her novels are noted for intimate style and deep feeling for nature, e.g., "Claudine at School," 1930 and "GiGi," 1943.
         
   
F
Look for a long time at what pleases you, and for a longer time at what pains you.

R
You do not notice changes in what is always before you.
A
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.
N
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
K
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: "My Apprenticeships," 1936.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "The Pure and the Impure," ch. 9, 1933; tr. 1966.
   


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