Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve Quotes

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There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.

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Despair itself, if it goes on long enough, can become a kind of sanctuary in which one settles down and feels at ease.

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Nature wants us to enjoy life to the full and die without giving it a second thought; Christianity wants the opposite.
— Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve

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