Inspirational Quotes from Carla Bruni

I don’t believe in cutting out people from the past. It doesn’t give strength; it just gives loneliness.

Carla Bruni

I like peace and solitude and silence.

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In reality, I don’t see myself as a man hunter. In fact, when it comes to love, I am rarely the one to make the first move.

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I’m not really a femme fatale.

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But I’m very careful with opinions because I never know what the truth is. When I read what the press says about me, I don’t really believe what it says about other people.

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My dream life is just to go back to my job full-time. And be with my family. You know, regular dreams, common dreams that everyone has.

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I hoped that, you know, France wouldn’t mind about, you know, the wife of their president to having a job.

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I think it would be shocking for me to pretend not to have any past. And also, it would be a lie.

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When I met Eric Clapton, I was a very young girl. I was 20 years old. And we were linked for a very short time, and then we became friends. And then we lost touch, which I’m really sorry about.

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My mother was a classical pianist and my stepfather was an industrialist who was passionate about composing contemporary music.

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I only judge people in one way. I like them or I don’t. But I don’t have preconceived ideas.

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It would never occur to me to judge anyone.

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It’s always astounded me to have succeeded at having kids. It’s crazy!

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I love English rock music the best and have always been fascinated by The Clash, especially Joe Strummer, their singer.

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Marriage is another trap. If you are someone who likes independence, it’s another stamp against that. And you have to swear to fidelity.

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I am cursed with computers; something always goes wrong.

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I find that talking about myself is often the most boring thing in the world. Sixty per cent of interviews I find mechanical.

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I’m not at all an active feminist. On the contrary, I’m a bourgeois. I love family life, I love doing the same thing every day.

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I’ve ended up becoming my mother in some respects, despite my eight years of analysis!

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I must represent France, and I want to be elegant, and I want the French people to be proud of me, you know.

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I thought marriage was something very quiet and very regular and very bourgeois.

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I care about writing music and playing my music.

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