Guy de Maupassant was a prolific 19th century French writer who is also considered as the ‘Father Of Short Story Writing’. His stories reveal the various aspects of French life during his times. A number of his stories also highlighted the Franco-Prussian War and revolved around the lives of innocent people who were party to it. His genre was naturalism and he expressed his thoughts, views and opinions through novels, short stories, poetry and travel books. Some of his notable works include, ‘A country Excursion’, ‘The Hairpin’, ‘The Gamekeeper’, ‘Une Vie’, ‘Des Vers’, ‘Old Judas’ and ‘The Necklace’ amongst various others. Read through the corpus of quotable quotes and sayings by Guy de Maupassant which have been excerpted from the vast sea of his work and life. Zoom through the quotes and thoughts by Guy de Maupassant which has a large readership to this date.
If I could, I would stop the passage of time. But hour follows on hour, minute on minute, each second robbing me of a morsel of myself for the nothing of tomorrow. I shall never experience this moment again.