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Natalie Clifford Barney (1876 – 1972)


American poet, memoirist, and epigrammatist, most of whose life was spent in France.
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Natalie Clifford Barney
Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth.
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We know all their gods; they ignore ours. What they call our sins are our gods, and what they call their gods, we name otherwise.
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If we keep an open mind, too much is likely to fall into it.




Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.
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Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?
The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.
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