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    The forests have taught man liberty.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: men  liberty 
     
    Have the courage to analyze great emotions to create characters who shall be lofty and true. The whole art of the analytical novel lies there.
    — Paul Bourget
    Look at Goethe, at Lamartine and at many others! To depict feelings on this high plane, you must give up the process of minute and insignificant observation which is the bane of the artists of to-day.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: process  artist 
     
    There are some surely whom you like and whom you dislike, for whom you entertain esteem and for whom you feel contempt? Have you not thought that you have some duties toward them, that you can aid them in leading better lives?
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: thoughts 
     
    I wasn't really asleep I was just meditating on unconsciousness.
    — Paul Bourget
    There is only one thing infamous in love, and that is a falsehood.
    — Paul Bourget
    At certain moments, words are nothing; it is thetone in which they are uttered.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: moment 
     
    A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: experience 
     
    There are conditions of blindness so voluntary that they become complicity.
    — Paul Bourget
    Flirting is the sin of the virtuous and the virtue of thesinful.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: virtue  sin 
     
    There is no such thing as an age for love ... because the man capable of loving - in the complex and modern sense of love as a sort of ideal exaltation - never ceases to love.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: men  age  loving  complex 
     
    Ideas are to literature what light is to painting.
    — Paul Bourget
    There is only one way to be happy by means of the heart: not to have one.
    — Paul Bourget
    It's never too late to think big. Widen your horizons. Look beyond your normal limits. See things in a larger picture. Consider the next step. The flow-on effect. Opportunities will become evident. Motivations will become clear. Perspective will emerge. One must live the way one thinks or end up thinking the way one has lived
    — Paul Bourget
    Unhappiness indicates wrong thinking; just as ill health indicates a bad regimen.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: health  wrong  bad 
     
    We must live as we think, otherwise we shall end up by thinking as we have lived.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: live  thinking 
     
    One must live the way one thinks or end up thinking the way one has lived.
    — Paul Bourget
    tags: live  thinking 
     
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