Quotations by Edmond About

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Born: Thursday, February 14, 1828
Died: Friday, January 16, 1885 (56 years old)
Profession: Novelist
Nationality: French


But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France, I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the plain truths contained in these pages.
- Edmond About
(Keywords: France)

I fight fairly, and in good faith.
- Edmond About
(Keywords: Faith, Fight)

I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger.
- Edmond About
(Keywords: Conversation, Danger, Name)

It was in the Papal States that I studied the Roman Question. I traveled over every part of the country; I conversed with men of all opinions, examined things very closely, and collected my information on the spot.
- Edmond About
(Keywords: Men, Country, Information, Opinions, Question, states)

Marriage, in life, is like a duel in the midst of a battle.
- Edmond About
(Keywords: Life, Marriage, Battle)







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