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Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues

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Biography - Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues:

French writer and moralist.
Born: 1715 - Died: 1747
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

Necessity delivers us from the embarrassment of choice.



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Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (fr) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
La nécessité nous délivre de l’embarras du choix.

German
Notwendigkeit nimmt uns die Qual der Wahl ab.




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Necessity never made a good bargain.
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Consciousness of our powers augments them.
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.
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