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Marie Madeleine de la Fayette
“Most mothers think that to keep young people away from lovemaking, it is enough never to mention it in front of them.”
“One may forgive infidelity, but one does not forget it.”
“You love writing; I hate it; and if I had a lover who expected a note from me every morning, I should certainly break with him. Let me beg you then not to measure my friendship by my writing ...”
“... I have left all my business and all my husbands; I have taken with me only fair weather and my children, which is as much as I want.”
Marie Madeleine de la Fayette, French writer
(1634 - 1693)
Full name: Marie Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne de la Fayette.