Colette Quotes

In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge. Colette

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship. Colette

Writing only leads to more writing. Colette

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. Colette

Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette. Colette

One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave. Colette

It’s nothing to be born ugly. Sensibly, the ugly woman comes to terms with her ugliness and exploits it as a grace of nature. To become ugly means the beginning of a calamity, self-willed most of the time. Colette