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Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.  - Jules Renard
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In French: "Il y a des gens si ennuyeux qu'ils vous font perdre une journée en cinq minutes." - Le journal de Jules Renard: 1902-1905 (F. Bernouard, 1927), p. 792
Jules Renard
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In French: "J'ignore s'il [Dieu] existe, mais il vaudrait mieux, pour son honneur, qu'il n'existât point." Source: Journal, 26 January 1906

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Born: January 22, 1864

Died: May 22, 1910 (aged 46)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Dramatist, author

Bio: Pierre-Jules Renard or Jules Renard was a French author and member of the Académie Goncourt, most famous for the works Poil de carotte and Les Histoires Naturelles . Among his other works are Le Plaisir de rompre and Huit jours à la campagne .

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