A flatterer can risk everything with great personages.
A good doctor pursues his calling without any regard to a bad result. Otherwise, teaching in medical school might be called into question and where would we be then?
I don’t know any more than you what the future will hold. But my point of view is different. You see despair and I see cause for hope. I read the future in a way that is more agreeable than you do.
It may be said that his wit shines at the expense of his memory.
The more I have to suffer, the more my character will grow.
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- Denis Diderot French Philosopher, Writer
- Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux French Literary Critic
- Montesquieu French Political Philosopher
- Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand French Writer, Statesman
- Pierre de Marivaux French Dramatist, Author
- Julie de Lespinasse French Salon Hostess
- Jean le Rond d’Alembert French Mathematician
- Madame Roland French Revolutionary