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The Vagabond The Vagabond by Colette
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The Vagabond Quotes (showing 1-10 of 10)
“I want nothing from love, in short, but love.”
Colette, The Vagabond
“I have found my voice again and the art of using it...”
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“So now, whenever I despair, I no longer expect my end, but some bit of luck, some commonplace little miracle which, like a glittering link, will mend again the necklace of my days.”
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“To write is to pour one’s innermost self passionately upon the tempting paper, at such frantic speed that sometimes one’s hand struggles and rebels, overdriven by the impatient god which guides it - and to find, next day, in place of the golden bough that bloomed miraculously in that dazzling hour, a withered bramble and a stunted flower.”
Colette, The Vagabond
“beautiful December grapes, blue as plums, every grape a little skinful of sweet, tasteless water”
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“I have no equals, I have only my fellow wayfarers.”
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“At the top of the iron staircase leading to the stage, the good, dry, dusty warmth wraps me round like a comfortable dirty cloak.”
Colette, The Vagabond
“There is no doubt that, if ever my heart were to call my master Chance by another name, I should make an excellent Catholic.”
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“All this is still my kingdom, a small portion of the splendid riches which God distributes to passers-by, to wanderers and to solitaries. The earth belongs to anyone who stops for a moment, gazes and goes on his way; the whole sun belongs to the naked lizard who basks in it.”
Colette, The Vagabond
tags: god, nature
“Two o’clock already! High time for a woman of letters who has turned out badly to go to sleep.”
Colette, The Vagabond

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