Maurice Druon’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Maurice Druon Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Maurice Druon, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Maurice Druon you will find my Ten favourites of Maurice Druon’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“Accursed! Accursed! You shall be accursed to the thirteenth generation!”
― Maurice Druon, The Iron King

 “Il y a dans l’Histoire une singulière lignée, toujours renouvelée, de fanatiques de l’ordre. Voués à une idole abstraite et absolue, pour eux les vie humaines ne sont d’aucune valeur si elles attentent au dogme des institutions; et l’on dirait qu’ils ont oublié que la collectivité qu’ils servent est composée d’hommes. (partie 2, chapitre 9)”
― Maurice Druon, Les Rois maudits

“First love is the only pure and happy one. If it goes wrong, nothing can replace it. Later loves can never attain to the same limpid perfection; though they may be as solid, as marble, they are streaked with veins of another colour, the dried blood of the past.”
― Maurice Druon, La flor de lis y el león

 “It is thus that imagination can in the end determine destiny, and it but needs our future actions to be given shape in speech so that we are obliged to give them the reality of accomplishment.”
― Maurice Druon, La reina estrangulada

 “Every man believes to some extent that the world began when he was born and, at the moment of leaving it, suffers at having to let the Universe remain unfinished.”
― Maurice Druon, The Iron King

 “The Queen watched the drops of sweat pearling her husband’s brow. And nothing disgusts a woman more than the sweat of the man she has ceased to love.”
― Maurice Druon, La loba de Francia

“Days lived, whether full or empty, whether busy or serene, are but days gone by, and the ashes of the past weigh the same in every hand.”
― Maurice Druon, La ley de los varones

 “I have always regarded historical fiction and fantasy as sisters under the skin, two genres separated at birth.”
― Maurice Druon, The Iron King

“Mediocrities can tolerate being surrounded only by flatterers who conceal their mediocrity.”
― Maurice Druon, The Strangled Queen

“Every unjust act, even committed for the sake of a just cause, carries its curse with it.”
― Maurice Druon

10 Famous Quotes by Author Maurice Druon

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Maurice Druon, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Maurice Druon.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Maurice Druon. 

One Final Bonus – Maurice Druon Quote 

“It must be admitted that such things were common coin of the period. Kingdoms were often handed over to adolescents, whose absolute power fasinated them as might a game. Hardly grown out of the age in which it is fun to tear the wings from flies, they might now amuse themselves by tearing the heads from men. Too young to fear or even imagine death, they would not hesitate to distribute it around them.”

― Maurice Druon, The Iron King

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