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Brief author info: Colette (1873-1954) French writer. Novelist and memoirist; famous for bohemian life; first books, the Claudine series, published under name of her husband, Willy; after 1906 divorce, worked in acting troupes, as mime and music hall dancer; gained notoriety for lesbian affair; famous for works on love, nature, and animals, and ability to capture emotions of young girls and aging women; most famous works include Cheri and Gigi.
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Be happy. It is a way of being wise.
What a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised!
Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.
When a man wants to deceive you, he'll find a way of escape through the tiniest of holes.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
It takes time for the absent to assume their true shape in our thoughts. After death they take on a firmer outline and then cease to change.
When one can read, can penetrate the enchanted realm of books, why write?
There is nothing that gives more assurance than a mask.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
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