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François de La Rochefoucauld

Quote of François de La Rochefoucauld - Neither the sun nor death...

Biography - François de La Rochefoucauld:

French author.
Born: 1613 - Died: 1680
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: France
France
Source: Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims

Quote

Neither the sun nor death can be looked at without winking."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims



Note  

Note



Maxim 26


Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Italian)


FrenchQuote
Le soleil ni la mort ne se peuvent regarder fixement."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales

GermanQuote
Weder die Sonne noch den Tod kann man fest anblicken."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Maximen und Reflexionen

ItalianQuote
il sole e la morte non si possono guardare fissamente"


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