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Guy de Maupassant
August 5, 1850 - July 6, 1893
Nationality: French
Category: Writer
Subcategory: French Writer

It is the lives we encounter that make life worth living.


Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck.


Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.


It is better to be unhappy in love than unhappy in marriage, but some people manage to be both.


The simplest of women are wonderful liars who can extricate themselves from the most difficult dilemmas with a skill bordering on genius.


The essence of life is the smile of round female bottoms, under the shadow of cosmic boredom.


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