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23 Famous Quotes by François de la Rochefoucauld

Quarrels would not last long if the fault were only on one side.

Quarrels Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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Jealousy is nothing more than a fear of abandonment

Jealousy Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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The heart is forever making the head its fool.

Heart Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.

Jealousy Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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Sometimes accidents happen in life from which we have need of a little madness to extricate ourselves successfully

Accidents Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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A good memory is one that can remember the day's blessings and forget the day's troubles

Blessings Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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

Blessings Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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It is great cleverness to known when to conceal one's cleverness

Cleverness Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are no longer able to set a bad example

Example Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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We get so much in the habit of wearing disguises before others that we finally appear disguised before ourselves.

Habit Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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Love, like fire, cannot subsist without constant impulse; it ceases to live from the moment it ceases to hope or to fear

Impulses Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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When love becomes labored we welcome an act of infidelity towards ourselves to free us from fidelity

Infidelity Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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

Kindness Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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He merits no thanks who does a kindness for his own ends

Merit Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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It is more shameful to mistrust one's friends than to be deceived by them

Mistrust Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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We refused to assume - one of the central obligations of parenthood: to make ourselves the final authority on good and bad, right and wrong, and to take the consequences of what might turn out to be a lifetime battle

Obligation Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.

Opportunity Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts

Politeness Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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

Repentance Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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A man who is always satisfied with himself is seldom so with others, and others as little pleased with him

Satisfaction Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it

Timidity Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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The violence done us by others is often less painful than that which we do to ourselves

Violence Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity

Violence Quotes, by François de la Rochefoucauld

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