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Marguerite Duras

"Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day." Marguerite Duras
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Alcohol And Alcoholism    French Novelist   

Marguerite Duras

"She represents the un-vowed aspiration of the male human being, his potential infidelity -- and infidelity of a very special kind, which would lead him to the opposite of his wife, to the ''woman of wax'' whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, even unto death." Marguerite Duras
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"For that's what a woman, a mother wants -- to teach her children to take an interest in life. She knows it's safer for them to be interested in other people's happiness than to believe in their own." Marguerite Duras
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"The house a woman creates is a Utopia. She can't help it - can't help trying to interest her nearest and dearest not in happiness itself but in the search for it." Marguerite Duras
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Marguerite Duras

"I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met." Marguerite Duras
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Marguerite Duras

"Heterosexuality is dangerous. It tempts you to aim at a perfect duality of desire." Marguerite Duras
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"The best way to fill time is to waste it." Marguerite Duras
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"In love there are no vacations. No such thing. Love has to be lived fully with its boredom and all that." Marguerite Duras
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"It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him." Marguerite Duras
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"To love one child and to love all children, whether living or dead --somewhere these two loves come together. To love a no-good but humble punk and to love an honest man who believes himself to be an honest man --somewhere these, too, come together." Marguerite Duras
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Cute Love    Love    Sweet Love   

Marguerite Duras

"It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him" Marguerite Duras
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Birth: 1929-06-12 Death: 1945-03-00

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Born to reformed Jewish parents, Anne Frank desperately wanted to be a published author. But little did she know that her diary would become one of the most heart felt, first person accounts of Nazi atrocities in World War II. Given to her on her 13th birthday, the diary chronicled her family's struggles as they evaded authorities by living in hiding. Eventually, the family was betrayed by informers and sent to work camps. Anne, along with her sister Margot, died in March 1945, just weeks before the camp was liberated. The diary remained hidden in the apartment. After liberation her fa…



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