Sunday, 4 September 2016

Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand...

Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand
On Father's Day in Australia - the father of Romanticism in French literature
Born: September 4th, 1768 - Saint-Malo, France
Died: July 4th, 1848 - Paris, France

non fiction writer
travel writer

You are not superior just because you see the world in an odious light. One only hates mankind and life itself through failing to look deeply enough.

An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.
- The Genius of Christianity or The Spirit and Beauty of the Christian Religion

Alexander created cities everywhere he passed: I have left dreams everywhere I have trailed my life.
- Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe

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