Quotations by Bibesco, Elizabeth


To others we are not ourselves but a performer in their lives, cast for a part we do not even know that we are playing.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 1-Feb-04
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To be on a pedestal is to be in a corner.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 3-May-12 | Last updated 3-May-12
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Of what help is anyone who can only be approached with the right words?

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 12-Apr-12 | Last updated 12-Apr-12
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Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 19-Apr-12 | Last updated 19-Apr-12
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Life more often teaches us how to perfect our weaknesses than how to develop our strengths.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 26-Apr-12 | Last updated 26-Apr-12
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What we buy belongs to us only when the price is forgotten.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 17-May-12 | Last updated 17-May-12
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It is easier to be generous than to be just.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 24-May-12 | Last updated 24-May-12
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The image of ourselves in the minds of others is the picture of a stranger we shall never see.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 31-May-12 | Last updated 31-May-12
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We learn nothing by being right.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 7-Jun-12 | Last updated 7-Jun-12
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We are bound to those we love by their imperfections — their perfections help us to explain them to others.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 14-Jun-12 | Last updated 14-Jun-12
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Our losses should frequently be put on the credit side.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 21-Jun-12 | Last updated 21-Jun-12
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To regret your sins of commission as much as your sins of omission is to prove yourself a most unworthy sinner.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 5-Jul-12 | Last updated 29-Jun-12
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Death is part of this life and not of the next.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
Added on 19-Jul-12 | Last updated 19-Jul-12
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A wise man weaves a philosophy out of each acceptance life forces upon him.

Elizabeth Bibesco (1897-1945) Romanian-English writer
Haven (1951)
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Added on 25-May-17 | Last updated 25-May-17
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