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Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.

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Paul Valéry

Ambroise-Paul-Toussaint-Jules Valéry was a French poet, essayist, and philosopher.

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  • Sidney Smith
    Also what da ya expect from the French. They're always saying stuff like this. Then they go turning it into some sort of inexplicable movie painting or even worse a poem. 'Like their pastry though.
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