“People are never so ready to believe you as when you say things in dispraise of yourself; and you are never so much annoyed as when they take you at your word.” — W. Somerset Maugham, A Writers Notebook
“I have often gone to masquerades as myself, and in that guise no one knew I was there.” — William H. Gass, “Learning to Talk,” Commencement address for Washington University’s Class of 1979 (1979-05-18)
René Cassin was a French jurist, a coauthor of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1968 for his work as the President of the European Court for Human Rights. His remains were moved to the Panthéon on October 5, 1987, his 100th birthday.
May 27, 2019
13 impasse Chartière,