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Nicolas Boileau
(1636-1711) born on
Nov 01
French literary poet, critic. He was a leading literary critic who defined and upheld classical standards in French and English literature; wrote "Art Poetique," 1674.
         
   
F
The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so.

R
The world is full of fools; and he who would not wish to see one, must not only shut himself up alone, but must also break his looking-glass.
A
Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.
N
Gold lends a touch of beauty even to the ugly.
K
However big the fool, there is always a bigger fool to admire him.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
R: In "Poor Man's College Quotations Collection," ed. Sidney Madwed, AAPEX software, 1994.
A: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "L'Art Poptique," cto. 1, 1674.
   


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