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“Really, one has some friends, and when one comes to think about it it is impossible to tell how one ever became friendly with them.”
“... if the word frankly or sincerely is not uttered in the first ten minutes — or let us speak openly — then you are not in the presence of a genuine businessman, and he will certainly go bankrupt: take care ...”
“Bread sets free; but does not necessarily set free for good ends — that dear illusion of so many generous hearts. It sets a man free to choose: it often sets free for the bad, but man has a right to that choice and to that evil, without which he is no longer a man.”
“... possessing faith is not convenient. You still have to live it ...”
“Religions are very bloody. They are always killing each other.”
“I am especially horrified by the doings of the political right. When I see the seed, I fear the plant.”
Françoise Mallet-Joris, Belgian writer
Real name: Françoise Lilar.