Colette Quotes (82 quotes)
Claudine and Annie (1903)
L'Envers du music hall (Music Hall Sidelights), On Tour (1913)
“It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.”
My Mother's House, The Priest on the Wall (1922)
“My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.”
Break of Day (1928)
“Can it be that chance has made me one of those women so immersed in one man that, whether they are barren or not, they carry with them to the grave the shrivelled innocence of an old maid?”
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsColette
Born: January 28, 1873
Died: August 3, 1954 (aged 81)
Bio: Colette was the surname of the French novelist and performer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. She is best known for her novel Gigi, upon which Lerner and Loewe based the stage and film musical comedies of the same title.