Madame La Comtesse, Diane de Vobrillac (Marie de Beausacq)

Madame La Comtesse,
Diane de Vobrillac (Marie de Beausacq)
1829
1899

Confidante to King Louis XVI, Character in Ben Franklin in Paris by Sidney Michaels

Author Quotes

I prefer a dream to an illusion. In a dream I know my eyes are closed; in an illusion I think they are open.

How can we venture to judge others when we know so well how ill-equipped they are for judging us?

Habit is memory in action.

Happiness is not given but exchanged.

To be brave for one short instant is no hard matter; it is easier to die for a cause than to live for it.

We judge others by their words and deeds, ourselves by our thoughts and our intentions.

Author Picture
First Name
Madame La Comtesse,
Last Name
Diane de Vobrillac (Marie de Beausacq)
Birth Date
1829
Death Date
1899
Bio

Confidante to King Louis XVI, Character in Ben Franklin in Paris by Sidney Michaels