Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 licence.

Guy de Maupassant

« All quotes from this author
 

I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt.
--
As quoted in "Guy De Maupassant : A Study" by Pol Neveux, in Original Short Stories

 
Guy de Maupassant

» Guy de Maupassant - all quotes »



Tags: Guy de Maupassant Quotes, Life Quotes, Authors starting by M


Similar quotes

 

"Before you, Bella, my life was like a moonless night. Very dark, but there were stars points of light and reason. ...And then you shot across my sky like a meteor. Suddenly everything was on fire; there was brilliancy, there was beauty. When you were gone, when the meteor had fallen over the horizon, everything went black. Nothing had changed, but my eyes were blinded by the light. I couldn't see the stars anymore. And there was no more reason for anything."

 
Stephenie Meyer
 

I entered the [Communist] Party because its cause was just and I will leave it when it ceases to be just.

 
Jean-Paul Sartre
 

There are so many films from which one leaves as stupid as one entered. I'd rather give you a migraine than nothing at all ... I'd rather ruin your eyes than leave you indifferent.

 
Isidore Isou
 

Indignation at literary wrongs I leave to men born under happier stars. I cannot afford it.

 
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
 

I consider On The Road sort of holy because it helped change my life as it did to so many others and as it continues to do so. Jack wanted his papers enshrined in a Mexico City Blues library but they are now in the hands of highly non-literary people more interested in their monetary value than in their literary or cultural value.

 
Jack Kerouac
© 2009–2013Quotes Privacy Policy | Contact