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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

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Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
François de La Rochefoucauld




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Quotes about death:


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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Trivulzianus
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”
Mark Twain
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”
Epicurus
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Quotes about youth:


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I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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The storms of youth occur between days of brilliant sunshine.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Youth has no age.”
Pablo Picasso
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.”
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid
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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.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Few people know how to be old.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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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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