Wit consists in seeing the resemblance between things, which differ, and the difference between things, which are alike.
Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts.
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|Birth:||22nd April, 1766|
|Death:||14th July, 1817|
Germaine de Stael was a French woman of letters of Swiss origin whose lifetime overlapped with the events of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era. She was one of Napoleon's principal opponents. Celebrated for her conversational eloquence, she participated actively in the political and intellectual life of her times. Her works, both critical and fictional, made their mark on the history of European Romanticism.
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