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Quotes By Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Nationality
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DOB
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15-09-1613
DOD
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17-03-1680

Author Francois de La Rochefoucauld was born on 15th September 1613 AD. A French citizen, Francois de La Rochefoucauld was born in France. Francois de La Rochefoucauld was 67 years old when he died on 17th March 1680 AD. In his life Francois de La Rochefoucauld was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

What makes lovers never tire of one another is that they talk always about themselves.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they are, who already possess it.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Repentance is not so much remorse for what we have done as the fear of the consequences.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world.

- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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