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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

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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Hope stole into my heart against my will.





It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.





The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.





Great thoughts come from the heart.





Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.





With most people the heart grows old with the body.











Quotes for: sage


Quotes

Quotes for: sage


Even for the wise, the desire for glory is the last of all passions to be laid aside.





From the faults of another a wise man will correct his own.





A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.





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





Those who live without madness are not as wise as they think.





The wise man is rich











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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