"Art must take reality by surprise."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Francoise Sagan on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Francoise Sagan on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Francoise Sagan on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Francoise Sagan on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Francoise Sagan on Oscar Wilde
"You should celebrate the end of a love affair as they celebrate death in New Orleans, with songs, laughter, dancing and a lot of wine."
"To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter."
"Marriage? It's like asparagus eaten with vinaigrette or hollandaise, a matter of taste but of no importance."
"A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to take it off of you."