Janet Flanner Famous Quotes & Sayings

Browse top 24 famous quotes and sayings by Janet Flanner. Read & share Janet Flanner quotes pictures with friends. Free using on Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 24 Janet Flanner Quotes

#1. I keep going over a sentence. I nag it, gnaw it, pat and flatter it. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #781264
#2. The German passion for bureaucracy
for written and signal forms ... to move about, to work, to exist
is like a steel pin pinning each French individual to a sheet of paper, the way an entomologist pins each specimen insect ... - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #1864585
#3. She was built for crowds. She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #1849712
#4. In the history of art there are periods when bread seems so beautiful that it nearly gets into museums. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #1804282
#5. [Charles de Gaulle] has been abysmally careless, like a man running a bus over mountains, who forgot to equip it with good brakes. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #1788700
#6. The older women were Sunbeams and I guess we were Cherubs or Lambs, but our mothers were Nightingales. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #1553310
#7. By jove, no wonder women don't love war nor understand it, nor can operate in it as a rule; it takes a man to suffer what other men have invented. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #1307941
#8. Proust has been dead since 1922, yet the annual appearance of his posthumous works has left him, to the reader, alive. Now there is nothing left to publish. Five years after his interment, Proust seems dead for the first time. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #1216452
#9. Never have nights been more beautiful than these nights of anxiety. In the sky have been shining in trinity the moon, Venus and Mars. Nature has been more splendid than man. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #1087468
#10. She had storms all her life, but she died peacefully. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #896975
#11. The stench of human wreckage in which the Nazi regime finally sank down to defeat has been the most shocking fact of modern times. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #863673
#12. I act as a sponge. I soak it up and squeeze it out in ink every two weeks. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #804120
#13. Isadore [Duncan], who had an un-American genius for art, for organizing love, maternity, politics and pedagogy on a great personal scale, had also an un-American genius for grandeur. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #78497
#14. History looks queer when you're standing close to it, watching where it is coming from and how it's being made. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #765349
#15. She felt about a love set as a painter does about his masterpiece; each ace serve was a form of brushwork to her, and her fantastically accurate shot-placing was certainly a study in composition. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #720632
#16. Women have invented nothing in all that, except the men who were born as male babies and grew up to be men big enough to be killed fighting. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #702535
#17. When you look at the startling ruins of Nuremberg, you are looking at a result of the war. When you look at the prisoners on view in the courthouse, you are looking at 22 of the causes. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #670751
#18. People who don't want something are less likely to get it than people who do want something. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #667547
#19. Genius is a talent only for living, those who possess it have little gift for dying. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #496610
#20. I'm fond of anything that comes from the sea, and that includes sailors. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #387442
#21. [On World War II:] The war, which destroyed so much of everything, was also constructive, in a way. It established clearly the cold, and finally unhypocritical fact that the most important thing on earth to men today is money. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #314986
#22. I am invariably and have been since adolescence inimical to the Republican mind which shows at the most inflated size the bad qualities of the bourgeoisie rather than the good qualities of the middle class which the Democrats call forth. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #229926
#23. She died with a knife in her hand in her kitchen, where she had cooked for fifty years, and the death was solemnly listed in the newspaper as that of an artist. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #124045
#24. Genius is immediate, but talent takes time. - Author: Janet Flanner
Janet Flanner Quotes #86472

Famous Authors

Popular Topics