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#1. My father was in the coal and heating business, and he wanted me to take over his business, and I resented every moment of it. So I would never force my kids to do what I do. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#2. As for the sphere of thought, it is horror. Yes, it is horror itself. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#3. I am at home everywhere, and nowhere. I am never a stranger and I never quite belong. - Author: Georges Simenon
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#4. Innovation keeps me ahead of my competition. It means that my foes must adapt to me, not the other way around. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#5. A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread. - Author: Georges Bernanos
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#6. The things that Picasso and I said to one another during those years will never be said again, and even if they were, no one would understand them anymore. It was like being roped together on a mountain. - Author: Georges Braque
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#7. He [man] abuses equally other animals and his own species, the rest of whom live in famine, languish in misery, and work only to satisfy the immoderate appetite and the still more insatiable vanity of this human being who, destroying others by want, destroys himself by excess. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#8. Only well-written works will descend to posterity. Fulness of knowledge, interesting facts, even useful inventions, are no pledge of immortality, for they may be employed by more skilful hands; they are outside the man; the style is the man himself. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#9. I like the rule that corrects emotion. - Author: Georges Braque
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#10. This art, born of genius and good taste, can become beautiful and varied to an infinite degree. - Author: Jean-Georges Noverre
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#11. There is no need to express art in terms of nature. It can perfectly well be expressed in terms of geometry and the exact sciences. - Author: Georges Vantongerloo
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#12. February makes a bridge and March breaks it. - Author: Georges Hebert
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#13. One of the most visible effects of a child's presence in the household is to turn the worthy parents into complete idiots when, without him, they would perhaps have remained mere imbeciles. - Author: Georges Courteline
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#14. In Ireland, there are the same fossils, the same shells and the same sea bodies, as appear in America, and some of them are found in no other part of Europe. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#15. I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world. - Author: Georges Duhamel
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#16. Your city is remarkable not only for its beauty. It is also, of all the cities in the United States, the one whose name, the world over, conjures up the most visions and more than any other, incites one to dream. - Author: Georges Pompidou
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#17. Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas. - Author: Georges Braque
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#18. All the work of the crystallographers serves only to demonstrate that there is only variety everywhere where they suppose uniformity ... that in nature there is nothing absolute, nothing perfectly regular. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#19. In order to dance well, nothing is so important as the turning outwards of the thigh; and nothing is so natural to men as the contrary position. - Author: Jean-Georges Noverre
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#20. My object will be, first, to show by what connections the history of the fossil bones of land animals is linked to the theory of the earth and why they have a particular importance in this respect. - Author: Georges Cuvier
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#21. I lived in Italy for three years and wanted no part of the country's disreputable way of life. - Author: Georges Bizet
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#22. The anguish of the neurotic individual is the same as that of the saint. The neurotic, the saint are engaged in the same battle. Their blood flows from similar wounds. But the first one gasps and the other one gives. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#23. Among the classic tastes: bread sauce, Nuits St Georges Les Perdrix 1962, Worcestershire sauce, Toblerone and Bovril. - Author: Kenneth Tynan
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#24. At home, I never plate. Things go in the middle of the table, and you serve yourself. In the restaurant, every day I plate things, but at home, I want to enjoy my company. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#25. It seems impossible, in fact, to judge the eye using any word other than seductive, since nothing is more attractive in the bodies of animals and men. But extreme seductiveness is probably at the boundary of horror. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#26. In what will survive me I am in harmony with my annihilation. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#27. General de Gaulle was a thoroughly bad boy. The day he arrived, he thought he was Joan of Arc and the following day he insisted that he was Georges Clemenceau. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#28. Applause lavished at a whim and without discernment, often proves the ruin of young people training for a stage career. - Author: Jean-Georges Noverre
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#29. I remember my first year, I hit him with three good punches and couldn't believe he was still standing. He hit me with one and cracked my helmet. My head hurt for a week. - Author: Georges Laraque
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#30. I want to do nothing chic, I want to have ideas before beginning a piece. - Author: Georges Bizet
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#31. Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. - Author: Georges Duhamel
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#32. Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it. - Author: Georges Bernanos
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#33. In order to conquer, what we need is to dare, still to dare, and always to dare. - Author: Georges Jacques Danton
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#34. Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one's equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the labors of the mind which incessantly contradict what they have just established. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#35. Picasso had nicknamed Georges Braque "Wilbur," thereby becoming "Orville" in their Wright Brothers-like ambition to get painting off the ground of conventional representation. - Author: Peter Schjeldahl
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#36. The purpose is to become the best writer in my category (yes, page for page and pound for pound). - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#37. There is so much more vegetable use in Thailand, India and China than meat. Yes, when you go to the markets or buy street food, you see shrimp or chicken - but mostly vegetables. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#38. Humility is the first rule of martial arts. Either you learn humility quickly, or you leave because your ego can't handle losing repeatedly. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#39. We pedaled rapidly, without laughing or speaking, peculiarly satisfied with our mutual presence, akin to one another in the common isolation of lewdness, weariness, and absurdity. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#40. It's not the most powerful animal that survives. It's the most efficient. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#41. Paradise is full of idiots who believe it exists - Author: Georges Wolinski
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#42. The Germans may take Paris, but that will not prevent me from going on with the war. We will fight on the Loire, we will fight on the Garronne, we will fight even in the Pyrenees. And if at last we are driven off the Pyrenees, we will continue the war at sea. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#43. We are all potentially characters in a novel
with the difference that characters in a novel really get to live their lives to the full. - Author: Georges Simenon
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#44. My grandmother taught me how to make the basic pate brise pastry crust when I was young. The one thing I learned simply by eating her endless variations on delicious tarts for dinner every night is that this dough can be used for just about anything - sweet or savory. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#45. Void fascinates those who daren't look into it. They throw themselves in, for fear of falling. - Author: Georges Bernanos
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#46. For me, the good food starts with good product. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#47. I teach the art of turning anguish into delight. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#48. In revolutions authority remains with the greatest scoundrels. - Author: Georges Jacques Danton
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#49. It is the unforeseeable that creates the event. - Author: Georges Braque
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#50. We ask for our daily crumb of love. We are given a ton for eternity, which is death. - Author: Georges Perros
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#51. One of the important lessons I learned from my parents is always to respect authority figures like teachers. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#52. The inability of some critics to connect the dots doesn't make pointillism pointless - Author: Georges Seurat
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#53. All the great pleasures of life are silent. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#54. It was night and I could see a large and calm lake, reflecting the moon. Black mountains rose around it. I arrived from between two of these mountains, I looked at the lake and the moon, and that was it, nothing else happened. - Author: Georges Simenon
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#55. Literature ... is the rediscovery of childhood. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#56. Truly, Buffon was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century. - Author: Ernst W. Mayr
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#57. If I have called Cubism a new order, it is without any revolutionary ideas or any reactionary ideas ... One cannot escape from one's own epoch, however revolutionary one may be. - Author: Georges Braque
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#58. Hope is a risk that must be run. - Author: Georges Bernanos
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#59. Human entirety can only be what it is when giving up the addiction to others' ends. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#60. God knows that we should not despise anything. We must do our best. - Author: Georges Bernanos
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#61. Style supposes the reunion and the exercise of all the intellectual faculties. The style is the man. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#62. Let us suppose, that the Old and New worlds were formerly but one continent, and that, by a violent earthquake, the ancient Atalantis [sic] of Plato was sunk ... The sea would necessarily rush in from all quarters, and form what is now called the Atlantic ocean. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#63. Our only real pleasure is to squander our resources to no purpose, just as if a wound were bleeding away inside us; we always want to be sure of the uselessness or the ruinousness of our extravagance. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#64. It is on a day like this one,
a little later a little earlier
that you descover without surprise
that something is wrong
that you don't know how to live
and you will never know - Author: Georges Perec
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#65. God! how is it that we fail to recognize that the mask of pleasure, stripped of all hypocrisy, is that of anguish? - Author: Georges Bernanos
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#66. If you don't vote Socialist/Communist before you are twenty, you have no heart - if you do vote Socialist/Communist after you are twenty, you have no head. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#67. It's OK to get butterfly in your stomach; the key is to learn how to make them fly in formation. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#68. The total person is first disclosed ... in areas of life that are lived frivolously. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#69. One of the most obvious results of having a baby around the house is to turn two good people into complete idiots who probably wouldn't have been much worse than mere imbeciles without it. - Author: Georges Courteline
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#70. Every library answers a twofold need, which is often also a twofold obsession: that of conserving certain objects (books) and that of organizing them in certain ways - Author: Georges Perec
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#71. But a sort of rupture-in anguish-leaves us at the limit of tears: in such a case we lose ourselves, we forget ourselves and communicate with an elusive beyond. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#72. The house is always full, and we're always cooking - outside, inside, for six, eight, a dozen, 20 people. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#73. I love creating new things. It's difficult to be creative once a restaurant's open. People want the same dishes. For me, the creativity is in opening a new place and starting a new menu. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#74. Only those works which are well-written will pass to posterity: the amount of knowledge, the uniqueness of the facts, even the novelty of the discoveries are no guarantees of immortality ... These things are exterior to a man but style is the man himself. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#75. [A]ll her life she [Chantal] had been carefully, heroically watching over mediocre beings who were hardly real, over things of no value. - Author: Georges Bernanos
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#76. A kiss is the beginning of cannibalism. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#77. Only way to eliminate the element of surprise is to know yourself and now your adversary. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#78. I drink a lot of juice and eat a lot of vegetables. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#79. Bruges was his dead wife. And his dead wife was Bruges. The two were untied in a like destiny. It was Bruges-la-Morte, the dead town entombed in its stone quais, with the arteries of its canals cold once the great pulse of the sea had ceased beating in them. - Author: Georges Rodenbach
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#80. When my face is flushed with blood, it becomes red and obscene. It betrays at the same time, through morbid reflexes, a bloody erection and a demanding thirst for indecency and criminal debauchery. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#81. why count the buses? probably because they're recognizable and regular:they cut up time, they punctuate the background noise; ultimately, they're foreseeable - Author: Georges Perec
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#82. The difficulty that contestation must be done in the name of an authority is resolved this: I contest in the name of contestation what experience itself is. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#83. Be friendly but not chummy with your lawyers. - Author: Georges Doriot
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#84. This time it will be a long one. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#85. The toughest decision is always whether to open a restaurant. Two or three bad months, and you could be out of business. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#86. When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves he isn't a man of action. - Author: Georges Clemenceau
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#87. There are women whose love only ends with death. - Author: Georges Rodenbach
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#88. I haven't played a single game all year. This is bullshit! - Author: Georges Laraque
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#89. Anyone can revolt. It is more difficult silently to obey our own inner promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperament and our gifts. - Author: Georges Rouault
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#90. Can there be anything more sad than a girl dying on the day of her first communion, in her new dress. A little bride of death ... - Author: Georges Rodenbach
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#91. At last I perceive that in revolutions the supreme power rests with the most abandoned. - Author: Georges Jacques Danton
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#92. I landed in 1980 in Bangkok, and I stopped to eat ten times between the airport and the hotel. It was all lemongrass and ginger and chilies. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#93. [T]here is nothing that God hates so much as a liar. - Author: Georges Bernanos
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#94. When you pay attention to detail, the big picture will take care of itself. - Author: Georges St-Pierre
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#95. Although the works of the Creator may be in themselves all equally perfect, the animal is, as I see it, the most complete work of nature, and man is her masterpiece. - Author: Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte De Buffon
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#96. To choose evil is to choose freedom, emancipation from all restraint. - Author: Georges Bataille
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#97. If we put a vinaigrette together, every part of it is weighed. For the burger, we do a bit of arugula, olive oil - everything is weighed. To the gram. - Author: Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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#98. Show my head to the people, it is worth seeing. - Author: Georges Jacques Danton
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#99. Reality only reveals itself when it is illuminated by a ray of poetry. - Author: Georges Braque
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#100. A fine picture is but the image of nature; a finished ballet is nature herself. - Author: Jean-Georges Noverre
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