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Auguste-Maurice Barrès (19 August 1862 – 4 December 1923) was a French novelist, journalist and politician.
- "The reader collaborates with the author in every book", or "The reader is co-author in every book" (Tout livre a pour collaborateur son lecteur)
- "The individual is nothing, society is everything" (L'individu n'est rien, la société est tout).
- "Reality, it cannot be repeated too often, varies with every one of us."
- "There is no reality for me but pure thought. Minds alone are interesting."
- "A strange rage this modern mania to give a common manner to all minds and to destroy individuality."
- "Young men in meetings put in common nothing but their mediocrity."
- "What distinguishes an argument from a play upon words, is that the latter cannot be translated."
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- Les Déracinés (Roman de l'énergie nationale I), in Romans et voyages, R. Laffont Bouquins, 1994, p. 615.
- Pène du Bois, Henri (1897). Witty, Wise and Wicked Maxims, New York: Brentano's, p. 88.
- Pène du Bois (1897), p. 96.
- Pène du Bois (1897), p. 97.
- Pène du Bois (1897), p. 99.
- Pène du Bois (1897), p. 101.