Jules Renard

Pierre-Jules Renard or Jules Renard (February 22, 1864 - May 22, 1910) was a French author and member of the Acad?mie Goncourt, most famous for the works Poil de Carotte (Carrot hair) (1894) and Les Histoires Naturelles (Natural Histories) (1896)

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A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.Rate it:
A cold in the head cause less suffering than an idea.Rate it:
Be modest It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.Rate it:
Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.Rate it:
Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.Rate it:
Failure is not the only punishment for laziness there is also the success of others.Rate it:
Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.Rate it:
I am not sincere, even when I say I am not.Rate it:
I am not sincere, not even when I say I am not.Rate it:
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.Rate it:
I finally know what distinguishes man from other beasts financial worries. - JournalsRate it:
I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.Rate it:
I find that when I do not think of myself I do not think at all.Rate it:
If I were to begin life again, I should want it as it was. I would only open my eyes a little bit more.Rate it:
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.Rate it:
Look for the ridiculous in everything and you find it.Rate it:
Look for the ridiculous in everything and you will find it.Rate it:
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.Rate it:
The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.Rate it:
The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.Rate it:
The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving any excuse.Rate it:
The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.Rate it:
There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune.Rate it:
There are moments when everything goes well don't be frightened, it won't last.Rate it:
There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened.Rate it:
There are places and moments in which one is so completely alone that one sees the world entire.Rate it:
We don't understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it.Rate it:
Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins.Rate it:
Words are the small change of thought.Rate it:
Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.Rate it:

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