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Andre Gide

"Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented." Andre Gide
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Andre Gide

"Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else." Andre Gide
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Anatole France

"Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues." Anatole France
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Courage    French Novelist   

Anatole France

"War will disappear only when men shall take no part whatever in violence and shall be ready to suffer every persecution that their abstention will bring them. It is the only way to abolish war." Anatole France
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Anatole France

"What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation." Anatole France
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Marguerite Duras

"It was the men I deceived the most that I loved the most." Marguerite Duras
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Marguerite Duras

"When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It's a slur on the divine in our nature." Marguerite Duras
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"In order to know virtue, we must first acquaint ourselves with vice." Marquis De Sade
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Andre Gide

"Not everyone can be an orphan." Andre Gide
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Honore de Balzac

"The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin." Honore de Balzac
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Marguerite Duras

"Men like women who write. Even though they don't say so. A writer is a foreign country." Marguerite Duras
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Marguerite Duras

"It's only women who are not really quite women at all, frivolous women who have no idea, who neglect repairs." Marguerite Duras
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"Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain." Marquis De Sade
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Anatole France

"Innocence most often is a good fortune and not a virtue." Anatole France
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Anatole France

"A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance." Anatole France
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"The artist must be in his work as God is in creation, invisible and all-powerful; one must sense him everywhere but never see him." Gustave Flaubert
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Marguerite Duras

"No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation." Marguerite Duras
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Alcohol And Alcoholism    French Novelist   

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"My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved. Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking for others!" Marquis De Sade
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Fools And Foolishness    French Novelist   

Honore de Balzac

"No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman." Honore de Balzac
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"Anything becomes interesting if you look at it long enough." Gustave Flaubert
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Andre Gide

"The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes." Andre Gide
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Audrey Hepburn
Birth: 1929-05-04 Death: 1993-01-20

"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."

Born in 1929, Audrey almost pursued a career in ballet instead of acting. During World War II, it was said that she danced to raise money for the underground movement. While filming Secret People in 1952, director William Wyler spotted her and believed she'd be perfect for the part of the English princess opposite Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday. It was her breakout performance, for which she won an Oscar. She went on to become one of Hollywood's biggest stars. Her beauty, elegance, charm and humor captivated audiences as well as the actors playing opposite her, leading Cary Grant to onc…



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