Antoine Laurain Famous Quotes & Sayings

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19 Antoine Laurain Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Antoine Laurain Sayings: An existence devoted to reading would have been his ultimate fulfillment, but it had not An existence devoted to reading would have been his ultimate fulfillment, but it had not been given to him. He would have had to choose that path much earlier, to have known what he wanted to do...To have had a life plan. At first it had been interested to be recognized as a promising young banker, to climb the hierarchy, to have responsibilities and to earn a lot of money. Up until the day he had started to feel, dimly at first, then more and more clearly, that the man he had become was the absolute opposite of what he really was. Although the dichotomy weighed heavily on him, for a while the money he was earning was compensation enough, but then it could no longer make up for it. The gap between his ideal and his reality was too great. The weight turned into an anguish that was succeeded by the intolerable idea that he was wasting his life --or even that he had already wasted it.
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Antoine Laurain Sayings: Governments come and go. Life is the only movement that keeps going,' he Governments come and go. Life is the only movement that keeps going,' he
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Antoine Laurain Sayings: Chloe sighted, then continued, 'She's very attached to the past - the mirror is ancient, Chloe sighted, then continued, 'She's very attached to the past - the mirror is ancient, a famili heirloom; perhaps it was her grandmother's. And she uses an unusual perfume - no one wears Habanita any more - she writes weird things in her notebook, she has a book signed by an author you admire...' Then she concluded with an ironic smile, 'She's the woman for you.
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Antoine Laurain Sayings: I haven't kept a diary since I was seventeen. I think it was soon after I haven't kept a diary since I was seventeen. I think it was soon after my baccalaureat that I gave it up for reasons I'm not sure of, because from the age of twelve or thirteen I had written one religiously... They were a record of what I had done when, down to the nearest minute. I think I held on to them as 'evidence' of some kind. They helped me to find my place in the world and, in a broader sense, to prove to myself that I really existed. I suppose I must have decided at some point that I no longer needed to do that, because I gave up writing a diary, stopped telling the story of my life and tried to just live it instead.
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Antoine Laurain Sayings: Do great things, Laure, be happy, or at least do your best to be. Life Do great things, Laure, be happy, or at least do your best to be. Life is fragile
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Antoine Laurain Sayings: as men are wicked and not prepared to keep their word to you, you have as men are wicked and not prepared to keep their word to you, you have no need to keep your word to them.
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Antoine Laurain Sayings: To quote Patrick Modiano, whom you you seem to like, in Villa Triste, 'There are To quote Patrick Modiano, whom you you seem to like, in Villa Triste, 'There are mysterious beings, always the same, who watch over us at each crossroads in our lives.' Let's just say that, unintentionally, I have been one of those beings.
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Antoine Laurain Sayings: There's nothing worse than being bored with a boring man. There's nothing worse than being bored with a boring man.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: How many things do we feel obliged to do for the sake of it, or How many things do we feel obliged to do for the sake of it, or for appearances, or because we are trained to do them, but which weigh us down and don't in fact achieve anything?
Antoine Laurain Sayings: There, it was over. How was it so easy to disappear from someone else's life? There, it was over. How was it so easy to disappear from someone else's life? Perhaps it was with the same ease that you enter it. A chance meeting, a few words exchanged, and a relationship begins. A chance falling out, a few words exchanged and that same relationship is over.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: What I really need is a friend just like me; I'm sure I'd be my What I really need is a friend just like me; I'm sure I'd be my own best friend.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: A quote from Sacha Guitry came to mind: 'Watching someone sleep is like reading a A quote from Sacha Guitry came to mind: 'Watching someone sleep is like reading a letter that is not addressed to you.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: It's the story of a bookseller who finds a handbag in the street one day, It's the story of a bookseller who finds a handbag in the street one day, takes it home with him, empties out its contents and decides to look for the woman who owns it. He succeeds but when he finds her, he runs off like an idiot.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: Can you experience nostalgia for something that hasn't happened? We talk of 'regrets' about the Can you experience nostalgia for something that hasn't happened? We talk of 'regrets' about the course of our lives, when we are almost certain we have taken the wrong decision; but one can also be enveloped in a sweet and mysterious euphoria, a sort of nostalgia for what might have been. Meeting
Antoine Laurain Sayings: Sometimes life carries you in different directions and you don't even realise you've gone down Sometimes life carries you in different directions and you don't even realise you've gone down a fork in the road; the great GPS of destiny has not followed the planned route and there has been no sign to indicate you've passed the point of no return. Life's Bermuda Triangle is both myth and reality.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: What was she like, this Laure who enjoyed having lunch in the garden, was frightened What was she like, this Laure who enjoyed having lunch in the garden, was frightened of red ants, dremt she was making love to her pet which had been transformed into a man, and had a signed Patrick Modiano?

She was an enigma. It was like looking at someone through a fogged-up window. her face was like one encountered in a dream, whose features disolve as soon as you try to recall them.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: If there was one thing thing that defined adolescence it was hysterical laughter. You never If there was one thing thing that defined adolescence it was hysterical laughter. You never laughed like that again. In adolescence the brutal realisation that the world and life were completely absurd made you laugh until you couldn't catch your breath, whereas in later life it would only result in a weary sight.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: If there was one thing that defined adolescence it was hysterical laughter. You never laughed If there was one thing that defined adolescence it was hysterical laughter. You never laughed like that again. In adolescence the brutal realisation that the world and life were completely absurd made you laugh until you couldn't catch your breath, whereas in later life it would only result in a weary sigh.
Antoine Laurain Sayings: He drank some more wine, feeling he was about to commit a forbidden act. A He drank some more wine, feeling he was about to commit a forbidden act. A transgression. For a man should never go through a woman's handbag-even the most remote tribe would adhere to that ancestral rule.