Marcel Pagnol — French Dramatist born on February 28, 1895, died on April 18, 1974

Marcel Pagnol was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. In 1946, he became the first filmmaker elected to the Académie française. Although his work is less fashionable than it once was, Pagnol is still generally regarded as one of France's greatest 20th-century writers and is notable for the fact that he excelled in almost every medium--memoir, novel, drama and film... (wikipedia)

One has to look out for engineers - they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
Honor is like a match, you can only use it once.
Such is the life of a man. Moments of joy, obliterated by unforgettable sadness. There's no need to tell the children that.
A secret is not something unrevealed, but something told privately, in a whisper.

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