Quotes by François Rabelais

"I go to seek a Great Perhaps."
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"Seeing how sorrow eats you, defeats you.
I'd rather write about laughing than crying,
For laughter makes men human, and courageous."
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"Science without conscience is the soul's perdition."
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"Gestures, in love, are incomparably more attractive, effective and valuable than words."
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"A mother-in-law dies only when another devil is needed in hell."
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Books by François Rabelais

François Rabelais
  • François Rabelais

  • Date of birth: July 23, 1492
  • Died: October 11, 1552
  • Born: in Chinon, France.

  • Description: François Rabelais was a major French Renaissance writer, doctor and Renaissance humanist. He has historically been regarded as a writer of fantasy, satire, the grotesque, and both bawdy jokes and songs. Rabelais is considered one of the great writers of world literature and among the creators of modern European writing.

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