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Jeanne-Marie Roland
(1754-1793) born on
Mar 17
French revolutionary. Her salon became a forum for the Girondin revolutionary faction.
         
   
F
It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.

R
A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others; for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies.
A
The feeble tremble before opinion, the foolish defy it, the wise judge it, the skillful direct it.
N
People who know how to employ themselves, always find leisure moments, while those who do nothing are forever in a hurry.
K
The more I see of men, the more I admire dogs.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Defense, written at the Conciergerie, the night after cross-examination.
R: In "Memoirs of Madame de Stael and of Madame Roland , 1847.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "Memoirs of Madame de Stael and of Madame Roland, 1847.
K: Attributed.
   


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