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23 Famous Quotes by Andre Maurois
7/26/1885 - 10/9/1967
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Andre Maurois     Emile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog     Émile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog
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If, in New York, you arrive late for an appointment, say, "I took a taxi

Cities Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion but rather to know it.

Argument Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by

Modesty Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.

Quotations Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.

Leadership Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.

Affection Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.

Age Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.

Business Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people.

Choice Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.

Conversation Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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In literature as in love we are astounded by what is chosen by others.

Literature Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

Marriage Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.

Wit Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity - romantic love and gunpowder.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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All of us, from time to time, need a plunge into freedom and novelty, after which routine and discipline will seem delightful by contrast

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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There are deserts in every life, and the desert must be depicted if we are to give a fair and complete idea of the country.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more human world

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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If, in New York, you arrive late for an appointment, say, "I took a taxi

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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Writing is a difficult trade which must be learned slowly by reading great authors; by trying at the outset to imitate them; by daring then to be original; by destroying one's first productions.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Andre Maurois

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A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

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