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Authors & Writing
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Colette
Friends
Engrave this Quote It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
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-Colette, The Pure and the Impure, 1932
Solitude
Engrave this Quote There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
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-Colette, Freedom, 1908
Ugliness/Ugly
Engrave this Quote It's nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a grace of nature. To become ugly means the beginning of a calamity, self-willed most of the time.
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-Colette, Journey For Myself1971, Beauties

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