Frédéric Mistral

Literary Birthday – 8 September – Frédéric Mistral

Frédéric Mistral was born 8 September 1830, and died 25 March 1914.

Five Quotes

  1. Trees with deep roots grow tall.
  2. The five fingers of the hand are not all equal.
  3. When the Good Lord comes to doubt about the world, he remembers that he created Provence.
  4. Each year, the nightingale dresses with new feathers, but it keeps the same song.
  5. He who has seen Paris and not Cassis has seen nothing.

Frédéric Mistral was a French writer and lexicographer. He won the 1904 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Source for Image: Tucker Collection, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 8th September 2014