Marie Bashkirtseff Quotes

One who loves you must of necessity be just, loyal, generous, and ready to perform a heroic action with simplicity.

I think that no one, whether man or woman, who is always busy, or who is constantly preoccupied by the thought of fame, can love like one who has nothing but love to think of.

I am in search of some one to adore, and I must find one soon, for life without love is like a bottle without wine. The wine must be good wine, however.

I have been considering that it is very foolish on my part to take no thought of the only thing in life worth having -- the one thing that can compensate for every want, that can make us forget every misery -- love, in a word.