Monday, June 13, 2011

Good is Always Beautiful!

That which is striking and beautiful is not always good, 
but that which is good 
is always beautiful. 
~Ninon de L'Enclos
(1620 - 1705)

Anne de l’Enclos was born in Paris in 1620. Her father always called her Ninon, however, and that was the name she used all her life. Apparently, her mother was an ardent Catholic and her father an Epicurean wastrel. Thus, the first major decision in her life was which parent to emulate. As her name might suggest, her heart belonged to daddy. Biographers note that she was quite precocious and well read in both religion and philosophy by the age of twelve.


To read the entire writing regarding her life, please visit:  http://www.jazzbabies.com/home/ninon.html


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