Francois Sagan Quotes

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Art must take reality by surprise.


Curiosity is the beginning of wisdom.

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Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance.


To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.

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I like men to behave like men. I like them strong and childish.
— Francois Sagan


For me writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm.  I compare it to the rhythms  of jazz.
— Francois Sagan


Illness is the opposite of freedom. It makes everything impossible. You lose so many things when you're ill.


Love lasts about seven years. That's how long it takes for the cells of the body to totally replace themselves.
— Francois Sagan
Realizing that you're important to someone because he's jealous may well be exhilarating.  It certainly is a sign of love, but it's a sign that it's already dying.