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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

The constancy of the wise is only the talent of concealing the agitation of their hearts.



Note 

Note



Maxim 20


Source: Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims



Translation

Translation

(French)



French
La constance des sages n’est que l’art de renfermer leur agitation dans le cœur.




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