François Rabelais

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François Rabelais (c. 1494 – 9 April 1553) was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor, Renaissance humanist, monk and Greek scholar. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, bawdy jokes and songs. His best known work is Gargantua and Pantagruel.
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11 November 2014
Frugality is for the vulgar.
11 November 2014
Friends, you will notice that in this world there are many more ballocks than men. Remember this.
11 November 2014
Ignorance is the mother of all evils.
11 November 2014
As for me, I never study. In our abbey, we never study, for fear of the mumps.
11 November 2014
I never follow the clock: hours were made for man, not man for hours.

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