1626, Feb 51696, Apr 17
a French aristocrat, remembered for her letter-writing. Most of her letters, celebrated for their wit and vividness, were addressed to her daughter. She is revered in France as one of the great icons of French literature.
 Quotes (5) • View in Quotations
Ah! as you say, we should slip over many thoughts and act as though we did not perceive them.
Fortune is always on the side of the largest battalions.
Ingratitude calls forth reproaches as gratitude brings renewed kindnesses.
The fashion of liking Racine will pass away like that of coffee.
There is no person who is not dangerous for some one.
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