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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.
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.

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.
The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.
Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius.
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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