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Pablo Picasso
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As quoted in "Life with Picasso" (McGraw-Hill, 1964) by Françoise Gilot, p. 60. Françoise was the lover of Picasso from 1944 to 1953.
Gustave Flaubert
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Attributed. Although, there is one phrase in the book "Gustave Flaubert, Écrivan" (1969) by Maurice Nadeau which contains the same idea: "Toutes les vérités s'équivalent, il n'y a pas de vérité." (All Truths are equivalent; There is no truth)
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the Miscellaneous Pieces of the Author, Volume 2 (1815), p. 74-75, "XXXIII, Lines, July 13, 1798"
Carlos Drummond de Andrade
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Born: October 31, 1902

Died: August 17, 1987 (aged 84)

Nationality: Brazilian

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Carlos Drummond de Andrade was perhaps the most influential Brazilian poet of the 20th century. He has become something of a national poet; his poem Canção Amiga was printed on the 50 cruzados bill. He is considered to be among the greatest Brazilian poets of all time.

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