Photographic Quotes – Marie Marquise de Sévigné

The fact that people are born with two eyes and only one mouth suggests that it is better to see twice as much as speak.

Marie Marquise de Sévigné

About the writer

Marie Marquise de Svign lived at a time when there was no thought of photography. Also known by her birth name Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, she belonged to the impoverished Burgundian aristocracy. She belongs to the classics of French literature and often describes in her letters to her own daughter the social conditions and problems that surround her. Marie Marquise de Sévigné was born on February 5, 1626 in Paris and died on April 17, 1696 in southern France at the castle in the small town of Grignan.

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