Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 141) – Guy de Maupassant

Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (1850 – 1893) French Writer

“The public is composed of numerous groups whose cry to us writers is: ‘Comfort me.’ ‘Amuse me.’ ‘Touch my sympathies.’ ‘Make me sad.’ ‘Make me dream.’ ‘Make me laugh.’ ‘Make me shiver.’ ‘Make me weep.’ ‘Make me think.'”

— Guy de Maupassant

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One Response to Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 141) – Guy de Maupassant

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