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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
Source: Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims

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What grace is to the body good sense is to the mind.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims



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Note



Maxim 67



Translation  

Translation

(French)


French
La bonne grâce est au corps ce que le bon sens est à l’esprit.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales


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Quotes for: body:


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A healthy mind in a healthy body.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
Aristotle
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With most people the heart grows old with the body.”
Guy de Maupassant
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Quotes about mind:


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Hide your life and spread your spirit.”
Victor Hugo - Les rayons et les ombres
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A healthy mind in a healthy body.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis
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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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My spirit yearns for action, my breath for freedom.”
Friedrich Schiller
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It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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François de La Rochefoucauld also said...


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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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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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