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The Devil in the Flesh The Devil in the Flesh by Raymond Radiguet
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“Facing death calmly is praiseworthy only if one faces it alone. Death together is no longer death, even for unbelievers. The source of sorrows lies not in leaving life, but in leaving that which gives it meaning. When love is our whole life, what difference is there between living together and dying together ?”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“Instinct is ourguide; a guide which leads to our fall.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“The source of sorrows lies not in leaving life, but in leaving that which gives it meaning.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“ We derive our greatest pleasures not from novelty but from familiarity.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“Ce mot d'amour était sublime d'enfantillage. Et, quelles que soient les passions que j'éprouve dans la suite, jamais ne sera plus possible l'émotion adorable de voir une fille de dix-neuf ans pleurer parce qu'elle se trouve trop vieille.”
Raymond Radiguet, Le Diable au corps
“Happiness thinks only of itself.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“What distresses us is not loosing life, but losing what gives it meaning.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“Might becomes apparent only through injustice.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“Is the selfishness of children really so different from our own? During the summer in the country we curse the rain, while the farmers are crying out for it.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“In her unworldly voice she thanked them for finally understanding her. She reminded me of a female pirate captain alone on the deck of her sinking ship.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“I loved it when my heart beat quickly and erratically. Yet I found this performance, which was deeply poetic, more enjoyable.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“It was then I realized that no one can escape his age, and that my dangerous contempt had melted like ice the moment someone was kind enough to show they cared about me, and in a way that suited me.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“Instinct is our guide; a guide that leads to ruin.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“True premonitions grow in depths where our thoughts never go. And sometimes they make us do things whose meaning we totally misunderstand.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
“Cunoșteam prea bine comoara vorbelor pe care nu le spui niciodată celor pe care îi iubești, de teama de a nu părea copilăros, pentru a nu mă teme, în ceea ce o privește pe Marta, de această pudoare dezolantă, așa că sufeream că nu-i pot pătrunde sufletul.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh
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“Een slordig man die spoedig sterven zal maar daar geen vermoeden van heeft, begint plotseling orde op zaken te stellen. Zijn leven verandert. Hij rangschikt zijn papieren. Hij staat vroeg op, hij gaat tijdig naar bed. Met zijn zondig leven is het afgelopen. Zijn omgeving is er gelukkig om. En zo schijnt zijn wrede dood des te onrechtvaardiger.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh

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