Quote by: Guy de Maupassant

Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck.


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Author Bio


  • NameGuy de Maupassant
  • DescriptionFrench writer
  • AliasesHenri René Albert Guy de Maupassant
  • BornAugust 5, 1850
  • DiedJuly 6, 1893
  • CountryFrance
  • ProfessionShort Story Writer; Playwright; Journalist; Novelist