George Sand Quote
Letter to Lina Calamatta, 31 March 1862
“No human creature can command love, and no one is guilty for feeling or for losing it.”
Jacques (1833), LXXXI. Sometimes misquoted as "No human creature can give orders to love."
“Art for art's sake is an empty phrase. Art for the sake of the true, art for the sake of the good and the beautiful, that is the faith I am searching for.”
Letter to Alexandre Saint-Jean, 1872
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGeorge Sand
Born: July 1, 1804
Died: June 8, 1876 (aged 71)
Bio: Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, later Baroness Dudevant, best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist.