Andre Maurois

1885 - 1967

A Quote by André Maurois on conversation, happiness, and marriage

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

Andre Maurois (1885 - 1967)

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A Quote by André Maurois on style and temperament

Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.

Andre Maurois (1885 - 1967)

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A Quote by André Maurois on kindness, life, men, money, success, and unhappiness

The greedy search for money or success will almost always lead men into unhappiness. Why? Because that kind of life makes them depend upon things outside themselves.

Andre Maurois (1885 - 1967)

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A Quote by André Maurois on conflict, crisis, marriage, and nations

A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.

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A Quote by André Maurois on day, marriage, and success

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

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A Quote by André Maurois on power

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Our minds have unbelievable power over our bodies.

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A Quote by André Maurois on generations

The minds of different generations are as impenetrable one by the other as are the monads of Leibniz.

Andre Maurois (1885 - 1967)

Source: Ariel, 1924, ch. 12

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A Quote by André Maurois on men, modesty, and praise

Modesty and unselfishness - these are virtues which men praise - and pass by.

Andre Maurois (1885 - 1967)

Source: Ariel, 1924, ch. 24

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A Quote by André Maurois on literature and love

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

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A Quote by André Maurois on business, sports, and war

Business is a combination of war and sport.

Andre Maurois (1885 - 1967)

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