Marguerite Yourcenar — American Novelist born on June 07, 1903, died on December 17, 1987

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... (wikipedia)

Men who care passionately for women attach themselves at least as much to the temple and to the accessories of the cult as to their goddess herself.
Every invalid is a prisoner.
I have never seasoned a truth with the sauce of a lie in order to digest it more easily.
A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family. A beginning writer, on the other hand, sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print.