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Marie de France
“A bully is not reasonable — he is persuaded only by threats.”
“We love what we should scorn if we were wiser.”
“The fool shouts loudly, thinking to impress the world.”
“The rich are never threatened by the poor — they do not notice them.”
“Desire can blind us to the hazards of our enterprises.”
“By men's words we know them.”
“You have to endure what you can't change.”
Marie de France, French poet
(1155 - 1190)