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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

No one is more liable to make mistakes than he who acts only on reflection.



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French
Personne n'est sujet à plus de fautes que ceux qui n'agissent que par réflexion.

German
Niemand ist mehr Fehlern ausgesetzt als der Mensch, der nur aus Überlegung handelt.




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