Best Quotes by Natalie Clifford Barney (Top 10)

  1. When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.
  2. The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.
  3. Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth.
  4. Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.
  5. Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?
  6. Most virtue is a demand for greater seduction.
  7. There are intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters.
  8. Fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable.
  9. Would that well-thinking people should be replaced by thinking ones.
  10. If we keep an open mind, too much is likely to fall into it.

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