Francois Rene Chateaubriand

1768 - 1848

A Quote by François René Chateaubriand

The most disastrous times have produced the greatest minds. The purest metal comes of the most ardent furnace; the most brilliant lightning come of the darkest clouds.

Francois Rene Chateaubriand (1768 - 1848)

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A Quote by François René Chateaubriand on imitation and originality

L'écrivain original n'est pas celui qui n'imite personne, mais celui que personne ne peut imiter. The original writer is not he who refrains from imitating others, but he who can be imitated by none.

Francois Rene Chateaubriand (1768 - 1848)

Source: Génie du Christianisme

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A Quote by François René Chateaubriand on hunger, justice, and nations

Justice is the bread of the nation; it is always hungry for it.

Francois Rene Chateaubriand (1768 - 1848)

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