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17 Famous Quotes by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
9/15/1613 - 3/17/1680
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Francois de La Rochefoucauld     Francois VI, Duke of La Rochefoucauld     La Rochefoucauld
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About Francois De La Rochefoucauld

He who lives without folly isn't so wise as he thinks.

Fools Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire.

Absence Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.

Anticipation Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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We are more often treacherous, through weakness than through calculation.

Weakness Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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We are so accustomed to wearing a disguise before others that eventually we are unable to recognize ourselves.

Disguise Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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We always love those who admire us; we do not always love those whom we admire.

Admiration Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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We like to see others, but don't like others to see through us.

Behavior Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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There are few virtuous women who are not bored with their trade.

Chastity Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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There is hardly a man clever enough to recognize the full extent of the evil he does.

Evil Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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We sometimes imagine we hate flattery, but we only hate the way we are flattered.

Flattery Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.

Gratitude Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.

Innocence Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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In jealousy there is more of self-love than love.

Jealousy Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.

Pride Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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How can we accept another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves.

Secrets Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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When our vices leave us, we flatter ourselves that we are leaving them.

Vices Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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There are few people who are more often in the wrong than those who cannot endure to be so.

Wrong Quotes, by Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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