Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

Born: February 5, 1626

Died: April 17, 1696

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Biography: Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné was a French aristocrat, remembered for her letter-writing. Most of her letters, celebrated for their wit and vividness, were addressed to her daughter. She is revered in France as one of the great icons of French literature.

Source/Notes: Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

“There is no person who is not dangerous for some one.”

- Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

Source/Notes: Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

“Fortune is always on the side of the largest battalions.”

- Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné

Source/Notes: Letters, 202. - Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations

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Source/Notes: In French: "Il faut glisser sur les penseés et ne pas les approfondir"

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