George Sand Biography

George Sand, Novelist
Attr: Auguste Charpentier
Occup.Novelist
FromFrance
BornJuly 1, 1804
DiedJune 8, 1876
Aged71 years
George Sand was a French writer and feminist that was born as Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin on July 1, 1804, in Paris, France. She matured in the countryside of central France, where she established a deep love of nature as well as a strong feeling of distinctiveness.

In 1831, Sand published her initial novel, "Indiana", which was a prompt success. She took place to write dozens of books, plays, as well as essays, turning into one of one of the most preferred writers of her time. Her job typically handled styles of social justice, equality, and also ladies's civil liberties, as well as she was a vocal supporter for the rights of ladies as well as the poor.

Sand's personal life was usually opprobrious. She had numerous affairs with males and females, including the author Frederic Chopin, with whom she had a turbulent ten-year partnership. Sand was also understood for her unusual outfit as well as habits, which tested the conventional sex duties of her time.

Despite the controversy bordering her individual life, Sand stayed a respected and influential figure in the literary and feminist globes. She was a buddy of many of the leading writers and also intellectuals of her time, including Gustave Flaubert and also Victor Hugo.

Sand remained to write and also release up until her fatality on June 8, 1876, in Nohant, France. Her job has actually had an enduring effect on French literary works and also culture, and she is remembered as one of one of the most important writers of the 19th century. Today, her stories and also essays continue to be commemorated and researched around the globe for their effective insights right into the human experience and their dedication to social justice and also equal rights.

Our collection contains 27 quotes who is written / told by George, under the main topics: Happiness - Women - Poetry.

Related authors: Victor Hugo (Author), Anne Baxter (Actress), Frederic Chopin (Composer), Zsa Zsa Gabor (Actress), Lawrence Taylor (Athlete), Gustave Flaubert (Novelist), Honore de Balzac (Novelist)

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27 Famous quotes by George Sand

Small: Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world it is the last limit of experience and t
"Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world; it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius"
Small: One changes from day to day, and... after a few years have passed one has completely altered
"One changes from day to day, and... after a few years have passed one has completely altered"
Small: No one makes a revolution by himself and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes without
"No one makes a revolution by himself; and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes without quite knowing how, because it is everybody who takes them in hand"
Small: Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose wi
"Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness"
Small: Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we mu
"Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument"
Small: Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it
"Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it"
Small: Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age
"Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age"
Small: The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart
"The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart"
Small: Work is not mans punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure
"Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure"
Small: The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world
"The prayers of a lover are more imperious than the menaces of the whole world"
Small: Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life
"Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life"
Small: I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest chill will not instantly destroy
"I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest chill will not instantly destroy"
Small: Every historian discloses a new horizon
"Every historian discloses a new horizon"
Small: Admiration and familiarity are strangers
"Admiration and familiarity are strangers"
Small: We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire
"We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire"
Small: The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment the eye of the body is not
"The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment; the eye of the body is not always that of the soul"
Small: I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly
"I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it"
Small: There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved
"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved"
Small: One approaches the journeys end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe
"One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe"
Small: No human creature can give orders to love
"No human creature can give orders to love"
Small: Vanity is the quicksand of reason
"Vanity is the quicksand of reason"
Small: Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy.
"Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?"
Small: He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a lin
"He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life"
Small: Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness
"Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness"
Small: Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven
"Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven"
Small: Dont walk in front of me, I may not follow. Dont walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happ
"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved"
Small: The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession
"The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession"