Maurice Druon Famous Quotes & Sayings

Browse top 23 famous quotes and sayings by Maurice Druon. Read & share Maurice Druon quotes pictures with friends. Free using on Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 23 Maurice Druon Quotes

#1. I'm doing the best I can. Getting old, that's what it is. I'll be fifty-three at the feast of Saint Michael. I'm no longer as strong as you are, young sirs,' said the ferryman. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #103088
#2. I love English. I learned it from the speeches of Winston Churchill. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #194610
#3. Mediocrities can tolerate being surrounded only by flatterers who conceal their mediocrity. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #337148
#4. Accursed! Accursed! You shall be accursed to the thirteenth generation! - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #381307
#5. Number is the Word but is not utterance it is wave and light, though no one sees it it is rhythm and music, though no one hears it. Its variations are limitless and yet it is immutable. Each form of life is a particular reverberation of Number. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #387429
#6. A man who would agree to betray his own conscience for the sake of a mitre, might well also steal and betray. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #564649
#7. Italian is the language of song. German is good for philosophy and English for poetry. French is best at precision; it has a rigour to it. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #566337
#8. I love English, though I now call it 'Anglo- American' because we no longer speak British English due to globalization and America's economic power. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #636514
#9. I have always regarded historical fiction and fantasy as sisters under the skin, two genres separated at birth. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #667336
#10. I lived the life of Londoners - and thence comes my immense gratitude and my deep attachment with the British people. I do not think there has ever been a people in the world who displayed a heroism as discreet, as mundane and as universal. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #753224
#11. Every unjust act, even committed for the sake of a just cause, carries its curse with it. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #877718
#12. Socialist ideology is making France go to pot, and the French language with it. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #956811
#13. Every man believes to some extent that the world began when he was born and, at the moment of leaving it, suffers at having to let the Universe remain unfinished. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #977946
#14. The Queen watched the drops of sweat pearling her husband's brow. And nothing disgusts a woman more than the sweat of the man she has ceased to love. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #994429
#15. The people are always prepared to shout on the side of power and to make a noise when it costs them nothing - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1014135
#16. Anarchy is as detestable in grammar as it is in society. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1033622
#17. First love is the only pure and happy one. If it goes wrong, nothing can replace it. Later loves can never attain to the same limpid perfection; though they may be as solid, as marble, they are streaked with veins of another colour, the dried blood of the past. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1115875
#18. The hand of God strikes swiftly, particularly when assisted by the hand of man. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1345264
#19. Those called upon to play a decisive part in the history of nations are more often than not unaware of the destinies they embody - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1435623
#20. It is thus that imagination can in the end determine destiny, and it but needs our future actions to be given shape in speech so that we are obliged to give them the reality of accomplishment. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1509936
#21. Days lived, whether full or empty, whether busy or serene, are but days gone by, and the ashes of the past weigh the same in every hand. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1638428
#22. Beside London Bridge, the Ponte Vecchio at Florence seemed but a mere trifle in Guccio's memory, and the Arno a brook compared with the Thames. He said so to his companion. 'All the same we teach them everything,' the latter replied. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1639159
#23. The French no longer respect their language, because they no longer love themselves, and, no longer loving themselves, they no longer love what was the instrument of their glory - their language. - Author: Maurice Druon
Maurice Druon Quotes #1843610

Famous Authors

Popular Topics