Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The intrigue of meandering . . .

Today is the birthday of Anne "Ninon" de l'Enclos also spelled Ninon de Lenclos and Ninon de Lanclos (November 10, 1620 – October 17, 1705), author, courtesan and patron of the arts.

"Today a new sun rises for me; everything lives, everything is animated, everything seems to speak to me of my passion, everything invites me to cherish it." - Ninon de Lenclos

"The resistance of a woman is not always a proof of her virtue, but more frequently of her experience." - Ninon de Lenclos

"Every action we take, everything we do, is either a victory or defeat in the struggle to become what we want to be." - Ninon de Lenclos

"Love never dies of starvation, but often of indigestion." - Ninon de Lenclos

"The more sins you confess, the more books you will sell." - Ninon de Lenclos

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