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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

Quote

No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims



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Source: Reflexions and Maxims

Wikisource - Œuvres de Vauvenargues (1857) (fr)

Internet Archive - OEuvres by Vauvenargues, Luc de Clapiers Vauvenargues , D. L. Gilbert (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Personne n'est sujet à plus de fautes que ceux qui n'agissent que par réflexion.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes

German
Niemand ist mehr Fehlern ausgesetzt als der Mensch, der nur aus Überlegung handelt.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Réflexions et maximes




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No man is weak by choice.”
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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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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
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Few maxims are true in every respect.”
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Reason does not know the interests of the heart.”
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