Tristan Bernard, born Paul Bernard

Tristan
Bernard, born Paul Bernard
1866
1947

French Playwright, Novelist, Journalist and Lawyer

Author Quotes

Borrow money from pessimists. They know they won't get the money back in advance.

The highest degree of optimism is to go to a restaurant hoping to find a pearl in oysters in order to pay the bill.

Wearing a hat confers undeniable authority over those without one.

God created the world, but it is the devil who keeps it going.

In the theatre the audience wants to be surprised - but by things that they expect.

Men are always sincere. They change sincerity, that's all!

Men give their confidence at once, but never their money.

To be happy with human beings, we should not ask them for what they cannot give

To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.

When we are not rich enough to be able to purchase happiness, we must not approach too near and gaze on it in shop windows.

Men are always sincere. They change sincerities, that's all.

Your actions, in passing, pass not away, for every good work is a gain of seed for eternal life.

Author Picture
First Name
Tristan
Last Name
Bernard, born Paul Bernard
Birth Date
1866
Death Date
1947
Bio

French Playwright, Novelist, Journalist and Lawyer