Madeleine Vionnet Quote
“Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!”
At a dinner honoring West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, as reported in The New York Times (10 June 1973)
“Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
Leaping, playing in a park.
Age is gray, a toothless hag,
Stumbling in the dark.”
―Isaac Leib Peretz
Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. B. F. White, translated Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.
“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.”
The beauty of friendship by Kahlil Gibran, Hallmark Cards, 1978 - ISBN: 9780875295589
Picture Source: WikipediaMadeleine Vionnet
Born: June 22, 1876
Died: March 2, 1975 (age 98)
Bio: This article is about the haute couture designer. For the fashion label, see Vionnet