"The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Georges Simenon on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Georges Simenon on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Georges Simenon on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Georges Simenon on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Georges Simenon on Abraham Lincoln
"One of them, for example, which will probably haunt me more than any other is the problem of communication."
"The fact that we are I don't know how many millions of people, yet communication, complete communication, is completely impossible between two of those people, is to me one of the biggest tragic themes in the world."