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François de La Rochefoucauld

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Biography - François de La Rochefoucauld:

French moralist, author of maxims and memoirs.
Born: 1613 - Died: 1680
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France


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Note




Source: Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims

Wikisource - La Rochefoucauld - Maximes et Réflexions morales (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German, Italian)



French
Il y a dans la jalousie plus d'amour-propre que d'amour.

German
In der Eifersucht steckt mehr Liebe zu sich selbst als zum anderen.

Italian
Nella gelosia c'è più amor proprio che amore.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: love


Quotes

Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: self-love


Quotes

Quotes about self-love:


It is not love we should have painted blind, but self-love.





Self-love is the greatest of flatterers.





Whatever discoveries have been made in the region of self-love, there remain many unexplored territories there.





Self love is more cunning than the most cunning man in the world.





Our self love endures more impatiently the condemnation of our tastes than of our opinions.





The attachment or indifference which philosophers have shown to life is only the style of their self love, about which we can no more dispute than of that of the palate or of the choice of colours.







Quotes

François de La Rochefoucauld also said...


It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.





There is no disguise which can long hide love where it exists, nor feign it where it does not.





If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.





Few people know how to be old.





We are never so happy or so unhappy as we suppose.





If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.












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