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“It is better not to be loved than to be ill-loved or half-loved.”
“Before we love with our heart, we already love with our imagination.”
“Misfortune comes to people who live only on the memory of their past grandeur.”
“You know what they say, 'You have to work at wisdom; you have to take pains to be reasonable, but to be foolish, just let yourself go.'”
Louise Colet, French writer, poet
(1810 - 1876)
Full name: Louise Révoil Colet.