Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar Quotes

  • ''The memory of most men is an abandoned cemetery where lie, unsung and unhonored, the dead whom they have ceased to cherish. Any lasting grief is reproof to their forgetfulness.''
    Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-1987), French novelist. "Saeculum Aureum," Memoirs of Hadrian (1954).
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  • ''Men who care passionately for women attach themselves at least as much to the temple and to the accessories of the cult as to their goddess herself.''
    Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-1987), French novelist. "Varius Multiplex Multi Formis," Memoirs of Hadrian (1954).

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