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Madame de Lambert

  • We like to know the weakness of eminent persons; it consoles us for our inferiority.

    • Madame de Lambert,
    • in Kate Sanborn, The Wit of Women ()
  • The first rule for speaking well is to think well.

    • Madame de Lambert,
    • in J. De Finod, ed., A Thousand Flashes of French Wit, Wisdom, and Wickedness ()
  • We live with our defects as with the odors we carry about us: we do not perceive them, but they incommode those who approach us.

    • Madame de Lambert,
    • in J. De Finod, ed., A Thousand Flashes of French Wit, Wisdom, and Wickedness ()

Madame de Lambert, French writer

(1647 - 1733)

Full name: Anne Thérèse de Marguenat de Courcelles, Marquise de Lambert.