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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

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Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

French writer and moralist.
Born: 1715 - Died: 1747
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France


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Source: Reflexions and Maxims:

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (fr)



The passions have taught men reason.

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Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Les passions ont appris aux hommes la raison.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

German
Die Leidenschaften haben die Menschen die Vernunft gelehrt.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes




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No man is weak by choice.”
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
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Few maxims are true in every respect.”
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Reason does not know the interests of the heart.”
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