Quotation by Simone Schwarz-Bart

Woe to whomever laughs once and gets used to it because life's treacherousness knows no bounds and when she bestows gifts on you with one hand, she then steps on you with both feet and sends after you that crazy woman, bad luck; it bites at you and tears at you and flings your flesh to the crows.
Simone Schwarz-Bart (b. 1938), Gaudeloupean author. The Bridge of Beyond, p. 23, Éditions du Seuil (1972).
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