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Madeleine de Scudéry
“The only rose without thorns is friendship.”
“Love is a capricious creature which desires everything and can be contented with almost nothing.”
“Men should keep their eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterward.”
“Virtue which has never been attacked by temptation is deserving of no monument.”
“A jealous man always finds more than he looks for.”
Madeleine de Scudéry, French writer
(1607 - 1701)
Most often seen as Mademoiselle de Scudéry.