Frases de Francois Mauriac
Fecha de nacimiento: 11. Octubre 1885
Fecha de muerte: 1. Septiembre 1970
François Mauriac fue un periodista, crítico y escritor francés. Ganador del premio Nobel de literatura en 1952, es conocido por ser uno de los más grandes escritores católicos del siglo XX.
Frases Francois Mauriac
„I remained standing in the middle of the room, swaying on my feet as though I had received a blow. I thought of my life and saw what it had been. No one could swim against such a current of mud. I had been a man so horrible that he could have no friend. But wasn't that, I asked myself, because I had always been incapable of wearing a disguise? If all men went through life with unmasked faces, as I had done for half a century, one might be surprised to find how little difference there was between them. But, in fact, no one lives with his face uncovered, no one. Most men ape greatness or nobility. Though they do not know it, they conform to certain fixed types, literary or other. This the saints know, and they hate and despise themselves because they see themselves with unclouded eyes. I should not have been so universally condemned had I not been so defenseless, so open, and so naked.“
— Francois Mauriac, Viper's Tangle