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Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.
I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.
The trouble about the Académie is that by the time they get around to electing us to a seat, we really need a bed.
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It all goes back, of course, to Adam and Eve - a story which shows among other things, that if you make a woman out of a man, you are bound to get into trouble.
July 5, 1889
October 11, 1963
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