Facts about Georges Simenon

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Georges Simenon was a famous Writer from Belgium, who lived between February 13, 1903 and September 4, 1989.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Georges.

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Famous quotes by Georges Simenon (10)


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"The fact that we are I don't know how many millions of people, yet communication, complete communication, is completely impossible between two of those people, is to me one of the biggest tragic themes in the world"
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"Of course, I also gave him the ineffable pleasures of pipe smoking. And no children, because when this character was created I did not yet have the four children I later had. I must add I also gave him a certain taste for food"
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"I saw Mussolini tirelessly contemplate a parade of thousands of young men"
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"Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness"
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"It was night and I could see a large and calm lake, reflecting the moon. Black mountains rose around it. I arrived from between two of these mountains, I looked at the lake and the moon, and that was it, nothing else happened"
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"One of them, for example, which will probably haunt me more than any other is the problem of communication"
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"I have always tried to write in a simple way, using down-to-earth and not abstract words"
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"The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world"
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"I adore life but I don't fear death. I just prefer to die as late as possible"
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"Trotsky rises to give me his hand, then sits at his desk, gently allowing his regard to light on my person"


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