Quotes by Maurice Druon

Number is the Word but is not utterance it is wave and light, though no one sees it it is rhythm and music, though no one hears it. Its variations are limitless and yet it is immutable. Each form of life is a particular reverberation of Number.

Maurice Druon

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The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.

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When you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health. If everything is simply jake, then you're frightened of death.

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The lover says How beautiful you are, now that you love me.

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All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.

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Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house.

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Dreams are wishes your heart makes.

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Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.

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