Francois Rabelais citáty
Dátum narodenia: 1494
Dátum úmrtia: 9. apríl 1553
François Rabelais [čítaj Rablé] bol hlavný spisovateľ francúzskej renesancie, lekár, kňaz a humanista. Je označovaný ako avantgardný spisovateľ fantasy, satiry, grotesiek, oplzlých vtipov a pesničiek. Používal pseudonym Alcofribas Nasier.
Citáty Francois Rabelais
„There was left only the monk to provide for, whom Gargantua would have made Abbot of Seville, but he refused it.“
— Francois Rabelais
Context: There was left only the monk to provide for, whom Gargantua would have made Abbot of Seville, but he refused it. He would have given him the Abbey of Bourgueil, or of Sanct Florent, which was better, or both, if it pleased him; but the monk gave him a very peremptory answer, that he would never take upon him the charge nor government of monks. For how shall I be able, said he, to rule over others, that have not full power and command of myself: If you think I have done you, or may hereafter do you any acceptable service, give me leave to found an abbey after my own mind and fancy. Chapter 52 : How Gargantua caused to be built for the monk the abbey of Theleme.