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Every invalid is a prisoner. ---->>>

Men who care passionately for women attach themselves at least as much to the temple and to the accessories of the cult as to their goddess herself. ---->>>

I have never seasoned a truth with the sauce of a lie in order to digest it more easily. ---->>>

A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family. A beginning writer, on the other hand, sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-07, 1903
Die: 12-17, 1987
Occupation: Novelist

Marguerite Yourcenar (French pronunciation: ​[maʁɡəʁit juʁsənaʁ]; 8 June 1903 – 17 December 1987) was a French novelist and essayist born in Brussels, Belgium, who became a US citizen in 1947. Winner of the Prix Femina and the Erasmus Prize, she was the first woman elected to the Académie française, in 1980, and the seventeenth person to occupy Seat 3 (wikipedia)