Theophile Gautier

Found 10 thoughts of Theophile Gautier

A cat will be your friend, but never your slave.

Theophile Gautier

If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend but never your slave.

Theophile Gautier

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.

Theophile Gautier

It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal...one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.

Theophile Gautier

Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.

Theophile Gautier

The cat is a dilettante in fur.

Theophile Gautier

To love is to admire with the heart; to admire is to love with the mind.

Theophile Gautier

I am a man for whom the outside world exists.

Theophile Gautier

I am one of those for whom superfluity is a necessity.

Theophile Gautier

What I write is not for little girls.

Theophile Gautier