Francois Fenelon Quotes

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Born: August 6, 1651, Sainte-Mondane, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Cambrai, France, January 7, 1715
Occupation: Author, Archbishop, Theologian, Poet
Religion: Catholic

1.
A good historian is timeless although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.
- Francois Fenelon

2.
All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.
- Francois Fenelon

3.
Do not make best friends with a melancholy sad soul. They always are heavily loaded, and you must bear half.
- Francois Fenelon

4.
There is a set of religious, or rather moral, writings which teach that virtue is the certain road to happiness, and vice to misery in this world. A very wholesome and comfortable doctrine, and to which we have but one objection, namely, that it is not true.
- Francois Fenelon

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