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Andre Maurois
(1885-1967) born on
Jul 26
French biographer, novelist, essayist. He was a prominent personality in French letters for 50 years.
         
   
F
The difficult part in an argument is not to defend one's opinion but rather to know it.

R
Style is the hallmark of temperament stamped upon the material at hand.
A
We owe to the Middle Ages the two worst inventions of humanity -- romantic love and gunpowder.
N
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy man has no time to form.
K
We appreciate frankness from those who like us. Frankness from others is called insolence.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
R: The Art of Writing, 1960
A: BBC-TV - 'Who Said That?'
N: The Art of Living, "The Art of Growing Old" (1940).
K: In "The Almanac of Quotable Quotes from 1990," by Ronald D. Pasquariello, 1991.
   


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