"Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world it is the last limit of experience and the last effort of genius."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."George Sand on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."George Sand on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."George Sand on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."George Sand on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."George Sand on Mark Twain
"Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age."
"The beauty that addresses itself to the eyes is only the spell of the moment the eye of the body is not always that of the soul."
"Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument."
"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved."
"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved."