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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

What grace is to the body good sense is to the mind.



Note 

Note



Maxim 67


Source: Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims



Translation

Translation

(French)



French
La bonne grâce est au corps ce que le bon sens est à l’esprit.




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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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With most people the heart grows old with the body.
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Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.
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Quotes for: mind


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Quotes about mind:


Hide your life and spread your spirit.
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A healthy mind in a healthy body.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
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My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
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There is no disguise which can long hide love where it exists, nor feign it where it does not.
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.
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Few people know how to be old.
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We are never so happy or so unhappy as we suppose.
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If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.
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