The memoirist George Sand died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Nineteenth-century French novelist who penned her memoirs and other literary works under a male pseudonym. Her novels include La Petite Fadette, Indiana, and A Winter in Majorca.
Born Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, she was raised on her grandmother’s French estate. She and her husband, Casimir Dudevant, had two children.
Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
The trade of authorship is a violent, and indestructible obsession.
Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?
I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.