• Roger de Bussy-Rabutin, Comte de Bussy

    If you read about 17th century France, you will often encounter quotes from a certain Monsieur de Bussy-Rabutin. The most famous quote is probably “Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it inflames the great.”   Roger was born on 13 April in 1618 as third son of Léonor de Rabutin and Diane de…

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