Marguerite Yourcenar Quotes (15 quotes)
“The world is big … May it please the One who perchance is to expand the human heart to life's full measure.”
The Highroad, p. 11 - Memoirs of Hadrian (1951)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMarguerite Yourcenar
Born: June 8, 1903
Died: December 17, 1987 (aged 84)
Occupation: Novelist, author, essayist, poet
Bio: Marguerite Yourcenar was a Belgian-born French novelist and essayist. 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.
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