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François de La Rochefoucauld

Quote of François de La Rochefoucauld - If there is a pure...

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

If there is a pure love, exempt from the mixture of our other passions, it is that which is concealed at the bottom of the heart and of which even ourselves are ignorant."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims



Note  

Note



Maxim 69


Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Italian)


FrenchQuote
S’il y a un amour pur et exempt du mélange de nos autres passions, c’est celui qui est caché au fond du cœur, et que nous ignorons nous-mêmes."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales

GermanQuote
Gibt es eine reine Liebe, in die sich gar keine anderen Leidenschaften einmengen, so hält sie sich, uns selber unbekannt, im innersten Herzen verborgen."
François de La Rochefoucauld - Maximen und Reflexionen

ItalianQuote
Se c'è un amore puro e incontaminato dalle nostre altre passioni, è nascosto in fondo al cuore, e noi stessi lo ignoriamo."


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