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Andre Maurois Quotes Page 3

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.
Andre Maurois
#French Writer

Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
Andre Maurois
#French Writer

Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.
Andre Maurois
#French Writer #Family

In literature, as in love, we are astonished at the choice made by other people.
Andre Maurois
#Literature

The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion but rather to know it.
Andre Maurois
#French Writer

Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us, that the most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
Andre Maurois
#French Writer

Few are they who have never had the chance to achieve happiness-and fewer those who have taken that chance.
Andre Maurois
#Pearls of Wisdom #Life #Happiness