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Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux

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Biography - Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux:

French poet and critic.
Born: 1636 - Died: 1711
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique




Translation  

Translation

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French
Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l'admire.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique

German
Ein Dummkopf findet immer noch einen Dümmeren, der ihn bewundert.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique




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Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.”
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Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.”
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Seek to be counselled, seek not to be praised.”
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Who lives content with little possesses everything.”
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