Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
André Maurois
André Maurois
André Maurois.
BornJuly 26, 1885
Elbeuf, France
DiedOctober 7, 1967
Paris, France
Writer. Published biographies of Lord Byron, Benjamin Disraeli, Victor Hugo, and George Washington. Author of The Silence of Colonel Bramble (1918).

The repository contains four quotes from André Maurois.


You don’t love a woman for what she says, but love what she says because you love her.


The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one’s opinion, but rather to know it.


The value of the average conversation could be enormously improved by the constant use of four simple words: “I do not know.”

Growing Old

Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.